Forum sheds light on complicated Indian Point closure
Editorials

Forum sheds light on complicated Indian Point closure

While it’s years away, the Indian Point nuclear power plant will close, and there will be huge ramifications, including here in Dutchess County. New Orleans-based Entergy, the plant’s owner, faced many regulatory hurdles and lawsuits if it continued a permit renewal process. Earlier this year, citing “deteriorating economics,” Entergy said it would shutter the facility in Buchanan. … Continue reading

Cuomo Nuclear Tax / Editorials

“Legislative Fix Can End Cuomo’s Nuclear Bailout” by David Williams

“For public officials across the country, micromanaging energy supplies and prices is a favorite pastime. New York State is certainly no exception, as shown by the recent kerfuffle over the bailout of three nuclear power plants in upstate New York. A group of lawmakers led by Governor Andrew Cuomo are intent on keeping these upstate … Continue reading

“No gas-fired power plant at Indian Point” by Paul Gallay
Closure Agreement / Editorials

“No gas-fired power plant at Indian Point” by Paul Gallay

“Despite suggestions to the contrary, a new natural gas-fired power plant in the shadow of the Indian Point nuclear power plant is neither viable nor necessary. It’s an idea that must be rejected. Riverkeeper had long advocated for the closure of the Indian Point nuclear power plant. As part of these efforts, Riverkeeper has done … Continue reading

Closure Agreement / Cuomo Nuclear Tax / Decommissioning / Editorials

Letters: Indian Point Energy from The Highlands Current

“Entergy’s willingness to close Indian Point is based primarily on internal business decisions rather than, as the company would like us to believe, an oppressive regulatory environment. According to Entergy’s most recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, a decreasing number of companies supply the key parts required to repair and maintain the … Continue reading