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“Legislative Fix Can End Cuomo’s Nuclear Bailout” by David Williams

“For public officials across the country, micromanaging energy supplies and prices is a favorite pastime. New York State is certainly no exception, as shown by the recent kerfuffle over the bailout of three nuclear power plants in upstate New York. A group of lawmakers led by Governor Andrew Cuomo are intent on keeping these upstate … Continue reading

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“Nuclear Power Suffers Major Blow With Westinghouse Bankruptcy” by Nika Knight

“Chapter 11 filing marks a ‘defining moment in the decades-long downward spiral of the global nuclear power industry’ Major nuclear power company Westinghouse, a U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s Toshiba, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday in a massive blow to the industry. The filing marked “a defining moment in the decades-long downward spiral of … Continue reading

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“Hen Hud Calls For Creation Of Reserve Fund After Indian Point Closure” by Sam Barron

“MONTROSE, N.Y. — Facing the loss of its biggest taxpayer, the Hendrick Hudson School District is asking for some help from the state. Superintendent Joseph Hochreiter has expressed his support for the creation of a reserve fund to offset the fiscal impact of Indian Point nuclear power plant’s closure and for the creation of a study … Continue reading

“Westinghouse files for bankruptcy, in a blow to nuclear power industry” by Steven Mufson
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“Westinghouse files for bankruptcy, in a blow to nuclear power industry” by Steven Mufson

“The Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, New York, operates two Westinghouse PWR units and one shutdown unit. Toshiba’s U.S. nuclear unit, Westinghouse, has filed for bankruptcy protection, the companies said Wednesday WASHINGTON — Westinghouse, one of the most storied names in the nuclear energy business, filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, dealing a blow to … Continue reading

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“Indian Point wind-down takes another step forward”

“BUCHANAN – The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board panel of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission handling the Indian Point nuclear power plant license renewal hearing has dismissed the three remaining contentions and terminated its proceeding. Back in 2007, Entergy applied for a 20-year extension to operate its two Indian Point facilities. Shortly after the application was … Continue reading

“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