“Sen. Murphy Works to Help Communities Near Indian Point” by Jamie Wilkins
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“Sen. Murphy Works to Help Communities Near Indian Point” by Jamie Wilkins

“From the Office of Senator Terrence Murphy: As lawmakers in Albany make their final push for an on-time budget, one Hudson Valley lawmaker is renewing his call to provide assistance to the area surrounding the Indian Point Power Plant. Senator Terrence Murphy, who represents the Village of Buchanan, Town of Cortlandt and surrounding areas says … Continue reading

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“Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Closes Indian Point Hearing” by Lanning Taliaferro

“CORTLANDT, NY — The federal Atomic Safety and Licensing Board has cleared the way for Entergy to renew Indian Point’s licenses until 2021 by dismissing the last points of contention between the company, New York state and environmental advocacy group Riverkeeper. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff is still conducting reviews associated with the license renewal … Continue reading

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“Schumer: Coast Guard cuts could impact Indian Point security” by Thomas C. Zambito

“Sen. Charles Schumer is opposed to a Trump Administration plan to reduce the U.S. Coast Guard’s budget Siphoning money from the Coast Guard’s budget to build a wall on the nation’s southern border would hinder efforts to protect the Indian Point nuclear power plant from attack, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) warned Wednesday. “The Coast Guard plays … Continue reading

“Indian Point: Unit 3 shut down for maintenance, refueling” by Matt Coyne and Thomas C. Zambito
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“Indian Point: Unit 3 shut down for maintenance, refueling” by Matt Coyne and Thomas C. Zambito

“The maintenance and refueling will cost $100 million One of the two power-generating units at Indian Point has been shut down for a $100 million maintenance project, parent company Entergy said Monday morning. Entergy said the nuclear power plant’s Unit 3 will undergo refueling and maintenance after being in operation for 453 continuous days, remaining online … Continue reading

“Should NY lawmakers block nuclear subsidies? Debate rages at Albany hearing” by Tim Knauss
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“Should NY lawmakers block nuclear subsidies? Debate rages at Albany hearing” by Tim Knauss

“Critics of New York’s impending $462-million-year subsidy for Upstate nuclear plants today urged state legislators to block the subsidies and to take a more active role in setting energy policy. New York’s energy strategy has traditionally been set by regulators at the Public Service Commission. But the high cost of the nuclear subsidies – as … Continue reading

“Nuclear power subsidy splits New York environmentalists” by Marie J. French
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“Nuclear power subsidy splits New York environmentalists” by Marie J. French

“ALBANY — Some major environmental groups are steering clear of a campaign against the state’s $8 billion subsidy for aging nuclear power plants upstate. The decision reflects a divide among environmentalists about the role existing nuclear plants should play in a push to slash the use of fossil fuels and boost renewable energy investment. More … Continue reading

“Gov. Cuomo’s upstate nuclear plant bailout will cost MTA, NYCHA big on utility bills” by Glenn Blain
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“Gov. Cuomo’s upstate nuclear plant bailout will cost MTA, NYCHA big on utility bills” by Glenn Blain

“ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo’s plan to bail out three upstate nuclear plants will cost public institutions, including the MTA, millions of dollars in added utility costs, a new study says. The study by the New York Public Interest Research Group found that public institutions will see their electric bills rise by as much as $112 … Continue reading