Press Releases

Riverkeeper Uncovers Oil Spill at Indian Point

“FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For more information: Tina Posterli, (516) 526-9371 November IP2 transformer explosion led to Spill into Hudson River Ossining, NY – December 2, 2010 – Riverkeeper announced today that last month’s electrical transformer explosion at Indian Point resulted in thousands of gallons of oil being released into the environment and the Hudson River. … Continue reading

Press Releases / Resources / Scientific Concepts

20,000 EXCESS CANCER CASES IN 15 YEARS NEAR INDIAN POINT NEW REPORT SUGGESTS RADIATION EXPOSURE MAY BE ONE CAUSE

20,000 EXCESS CANCER CASES IN 15 YEARS NEAR INDIAN POINT NEW REPORT SUGGESTS RADIATION EXPOSURE MAY BE ONE CAUSE Contact Joseph Mangano                                                       609-399-4343 odiejoe@aol.com November 18, 2010 – Cancer incidence rates in the four counties closest to the Indian Point nuclear plant have risen much more rapidly than U.S. rates since the early 1990s, according … Continue reading

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Entergy Rebuked by New York State Attorney General in Enexus Case: Decision Pending

Entergy Rebuked by New York State Attorney General in Enexus Case: Decision Pending By Press Release on February 11, 2010 For Immediate Release: Paul Burns, VPIRG 802-793-1985 The Office of New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo blasted Entergy officials yesterday for more corporate shenanigans from a company already mired in controversy here in Vermont.  … Continue reading

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NY State Supreme Court Affirms that Indian Point Adversely Impacts Fish
Riverkeeper and DEC victorious in effort to bring plant into compliance with CWA

June 26, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:  Andrea Kott (914) 478-4501 x 239 akott@riverkeeper.org NY State Supreme Court Affirms that Indian Point Adversely Impacts Fish
Riverkeeper and DEC victorious in effort to bring plant into compliance with CWA (TarrytownRiverkeeper and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and dismissed Entergy’s petition to overturn a decision by the … Continue reading

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SCREENING PROGRAM TO TEST IF INDIAN POINT HAS HARMED THYROID GLANDS OF LOCAL RESIDENTS

For immediate release   Contact Joseph Mangano 609-399-4343         Sharon Cunningham 647-477-5672 June 3, 2009 – A fast, inexpensive test that determines elevated thyroid stimulating hormone, an indcator that the thyroid gland may be under stress, will be available at a public event later this month.  The ThyroChek testing program will examine if persons living near the … Continue reading

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Markey, Hall Question Pipe Leak at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

For Immediate Release                                            Contact: daniel reilly May 1, 2009                                                                                    202-225-2836 http://markey.house.gov                                                                                Markey, Hall Question Pipe Leak at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant In letter to NRC, lawmakers call system for inspecting pipes at plants nationwide “profoundly inadequate.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chairman of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee and Rep. … Continue reading