“Indian Point Suit ‘Dead in the Water’ Says Westchester Legislative Chairman” by Lanning Taliaferro
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“Indian Point Suit ‘Dead in the Water’ Says Westchester Legislative Chairman” by Lanning Taliaferro

“Michael Kaplowitz talked to reporters at a press conference in White Plains Thursday morning. WHITE PLAINS, NY — Michael Kaplowitz, chairman of the Westchester County Board of Legislators, said Thursday the lawmakers would not support the County Executive’s plan to sue New York State in an attempt to force an Environmental Impact Review on the … Continue reading

“Westchester County exec raps ‘secret deal’ to close Indian Point nuke plant”
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“Westchester County exec raps ‘secret deal’ to close Indian Point nuke plant”

“Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino wants to take legal action to keep the Indian Point nuclear power plant open or delay its planned closure, but he appears to lack the needed support of county lawmakers. Astorino said Wednesday that Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “secret deal” with plant owner Entergy and Riverkeeper cannot move forward because no … Continue reading

“Nuclear Ticking Time Bomb 28 Miles From NYC – America’s Lawyer”
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“Nuclear Ticking Time Bomb 28 Miles From NYC – America’s Lawyer”

“Via America’s Lawyer: Mike Papantonio speaks to senior attorney and president for the Waterkeeper Alliance, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., about the decision to shut down the troubled Indian Point nuclear power plant by 2021. Transcript of the above video: Mike Papantonio: For years, environmentalists have been fighting to shut down the Indian Point nuclear plant, … Continue reading

“Groups make last-ditch effort to stop state nuke plant bailout” by Karen DeWitt
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“Groups make last-ditch effort to stop state nuke plant bailout” by Karen DeWitt

“Midnight Friday is not just the deadline for the state budget to be finished. It’s also the date for an $8 billion bailout of some upstate nuclear power plants to begin, and more than 80 local government leaders are making a last-ditch effort to stop a plan that they say will cost electric utility ratepayers … Continue reading

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“CBS2 Exclusive: When Indian Point Closes, What Happens To Its Nuclear Waste?”

“BUCHANAN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The Indian Point nuclear power plant will be shut down four years from now, but what will come of all the radioactive waste that’s stored there? CBS2’s Brian Conybeare took an exclusive look at the 40-foot deep spent fuel pool inside the Westchester County facility. “You’re looking at about 30 years of used nuclear … Continue reading

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“Cuomo nuclear subsidy set to take effect, but still under scrutiny” by Ryan Deffenbaugh

“As a subsidy that would give billions of dollars to nuclear power plants upstate is set to kick in, the plan is facing scrutiny by some in the state Legislature and has been challenged twice in court. The plan, backed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, offers a subsidy to keep three upstate nuclear energy plants running. … Continue reading