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“WestCan Supports Attorney General Cuomo and County Executive Spano Expanding the Criteria for Relicensing of Indian Point”

Westchester Citizens Awareness Network FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2007 Contact: Marilyn Elie: 914-954-6739 Margo Schepart: 914-325-4620 WestCan Supports Attorney General Cuomo and County Executive Spano Expanding the Criteria for Relicensing of Indian Point The decisions of the NRC as it now functions, do not reflect the reality of life in Westchester when it comes … Continue reading

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“Lowey, Hall, Hinchey Introduce Legislation to Raise Standards for Indian Point”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 4, 2007 Lowey, Hall, Hinchey Introduce Legislation to Raise Standards for Indian Point Bill Would Require Old Power Plants to Meet Same Standards as New Plants Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Nita Lowey (D-NY18), John Hall (D-NY19) and Maurice Hinchey (D-NY22) yesterday introduced legislation that would require the Nuclear Regulatory Commission … Continue reading

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“ATTORNEY GENERAL ANDREW CUOMO SLAMS NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION’S RULING ON ATOMIC PLANT SECURITY”

Highlights potential threat to millions of New Yorkers by a terrorist attack on Indian Point and condemns Indian Point’s flawed evacuation plan BUFFALO, New York (January 30, 2007) — Yesterday the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) refused to endorse a petition to require U.S. nuclear plants to erect a barrier to protect against a direct attack … Continue reading

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“RIVERKEEPER COMMENDS SENATOR CLINTON ON SECURING INDEPENDENT SAFETY ASSESSMENT OF INDIAN POINT”

“(Tarrytown, NY) Today, Senator Hillary Clinton announced that she received a commitment from Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Nils Diaz that he will order an independent safety review of the Indian Point nuclear power plant.  The verbal commitment was made at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing.  In a press statement, Senator Clinton indicated … Continue reading

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“RIVERKEEPER APPLAUDS BI-PARTISAN EFFORT TO ADDRESS EVACUATION PLANNING AND SAFETY CONCERNS AT INDIAN POINT”

RIVERKEEPER APPLAUDS BI-PARTISAN EFFORT TO ADDRESS EVACUATION PLANNING AND SAFETY CONCERNS AT INDIAN POINT March 7, 2006 Federal Legislation Calls for Independent Safety Assessment  and Detailed Response to Witt Report Findings (Tarrytown, NY) Today, Riverkeeper applauds the bi-partisan legislative efforts of New York and Connecticut members of Congress who have introduced legislation that, if passed, … Continue reading