Power restored to Indian Point reactor after shutdown caused by electrical failure
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Power restored to Indian Point reactor after shutdown caused by electrical failure

One of Indian Point’s two nuclear reactors began generating electricity Wednesday morning after a nearly two-week shutdown caused by a faulty generator. The power plant’s Unit 3 reactor was re-connected to the state’s power grid around 9 a.m., according to Vera Carley, a spokeswoman for Entergy, which owns Indian Point. The reactor shut down automatically … Continue reading

From Fukushima to Indian Point, What’s in Our Future?
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From Fukushima to Indian Point, What’s in Our Future?

Sunday, March 11, noon,  Program and Potluck American Legion Post 274 (Captain Oliver C. Chase Jr.) 936 McKinley Street, Peekskill, NY. Dear Friends, March 11 of this year marks seven years since the Great Eastern Earthquake in Japan triggered the ongoing disaster of Fukushima –the meltdown of three nuclear reactors, the initial release of radiation that traveled around … Continue reading

Indian Point forum highlights: What’s the future for 1,000 workers and nearby towns
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Indian Point forum highlights: What’s the future for 1,000 workers and nearby towns

The Indian Point nuclear power plant has been an economic engine in the lower Hudson Valley for the better part of four decades. With a $140 million payroll and a workforce of 1,000 – double that during maintenance shutdowns that take place every two years – the plant has been a reliable economic partner for towns … Continue reading