Indian Point http://wamc.org en A Small Earthquake Is Recorded In Putnam County http://wamc.org/post/small-earthquake-recorded-putnam-county <p></p><p>Scientists say a small earthquake was recorded Saturday morning in Putnam County, just a few miles north of the Westchester County border. A local newspaper, <em>The Journal News</em>, reported that area residents did not hear or feel anything. Those near the epicenter however, were startled out of their homes.</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 02:10:29 +0000 Allison Dunne 94303 at http://wamc.org A Small Earthquake Is Recorded In Putnam County NRC To Hold Public Meeting On Indian Point Safety Review http://wamc.org/post/nrc-hold-public-meeting-indian-point-safety-review <p></p><p>There is a public meeting Wednesday evening in Westchester County on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s annual safety review of Indian Point.</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 10:53:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 91884 at http://wamc.org NRC To Hold Public Meeting On Indian Point Safety Review Resolution On Indian Point Can Appear Next Year http://wamc.org/post/resolution-indian-point-can-appear-next-year <p></p><p>A resolution concerning the Indian Point nuclear power plant put forth by a Hudson Valley resident will return to Entergy’s annual shareholder meeting next year.</p><p>March Gallagher of Ulster County needed at least 3 percent of the total votes on the measure to enable her resolution to return to Indian Point parent Entergy’s agenda next year. Gallagher says she had purchased Entergy shares to be able to introduce her resolution to decommission Westchester County-based Indian Point.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 01:25:07 +0000 Allison Dunne 91014 at http://wamc.org Resolution On Indian Point Can Appear Next Year NRC Sets Priority List For Detailing Seismic Risk http://wamc.org/post/nrc-sets-priority-list-detailing-seismic-risk <p></p><p>The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a priority list for nuclear power plants when it comes to detailing earthquake risk. The NRC is requiring more analysis about seismic risk from a number of plants, including Indian Point.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 17:12:34 +0000 Allison Dunne 90326 at http://wamc.org NRC Sets Priority List For Detailing Seismic Risk Two NY Resolutions Are On Entergy's Meeting Agenda http://wamc.org/post/two-ny-resolutions-are-entergys-meeting-agenda <p></p><p>Two resolutions concerning the Indian Point nuclear power plant are on the agenda of Entergy’s annual shareholder meeting Friday. One is from the New York State comptroller, the other from an Ulster County resident.</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 17:47:30 +0000 Allison Dunne 89479 at http://wamc.org Two NY Resolutions Are On Entergy's Meeting Agenda Union Representing Indian Point Workers Negotiating Against Friday Deadline http://wamc.org/post/union-representing-indian-point-workers-negotiating-against-friday-deadline <p>A union representing nearly 400 workers at a nuclear plant in New York is negotiating against a Friday night deadline for a new contract.</p><p></p><p>Both sides say they hope an agreement can be reached without a strike at the Indian Point plant in Buchanan.</p><p>However, a spokesman for the Utility Workers of America says issues including wages and benefits remain unsettled.</p><p>Federal mediators have joined the bargaining at a suburban hotel.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:43:31 +0000 Associated Press 82015 at http://wamc.org Union Representing Indian Point Workers Negotiating Against Friday Deadline Senator Schumer Calls For Review Of Indian Point Riverfront Security http://wamc.org/post/senator-schumer-calls-review-indian-point-riverfront-security <p>New York U.S. Senator Charles Schumer Monday stood alongside the Hudson River waterfront in Peekskill, calling for the Department of Homeland Security to review riverfront security at the Indian Point nuclear power plant.</p><p>New York’s senior senator urged the U.S. Coast Guard, which is under the jurisdiction of the Homeland Security Department, to quarterback the effort to provide a maritime security plan for Westchester County-based Indian Point.</p><p>He says federal, state, and local resources in the form of boat patrols are available.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 01:23:40 +0000 Allison Dunne 78572 at http://wamc.org Senator Schumer Calls For Review Of Indian Point Riverfront Security NYS DOS Comment Period On Coastal Zone Policies For Indian Point Soon Ends http://wamc.org/post/nys-dos-comment-period-coastal-zone-policies-indian-point-soon-ends <p>The comment period regarding New York State certification of coastal zone policies for the Indian Point nuclear power plant ends next week. An environmental group that wants Indian Point shut down contends the plant violates these policies while an Indian Point spokesman says the plant remains in compliance.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:40:03 +0000 Allison Dunne 76119 at http://wamc.org NYS DOS Comment Period On Coastal Zone Policies For Indian Point Soon Ends Government Shutdown Has NRC Set To Furlough Most Of Its Staff http://wamc.org/post/government-shutdown-has-nrc-set-furlough-most-its-staff <p>If the partial federal government shutdown continues beyond Thursday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will be operating with a skeleton staff. As a result, the NRC review process for the relicensing of one of the reactors at the Indian Point nuclear power plant could be delayed.</p><p>Some 90 percent of the NRC staff was to have been furloughed beginning Monday, but some leftover money is keeping the agency funded until Thursday. That&rsquo;s according to NRC spokesman Neil Sheehan.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 22:54:18 +0000 Allison Dunne 75110 at http://wamc.org Government Shutdown Has NRC Set To Furlough Most Of Its Staff Alec Baldwin Hosts Panel On Indian Point http://wamc.org/post/alec-baldwin-hosts-panel-indian-point <p>Actor Alec Baldwin hosted a panel Friday evening in Rockland County on the Indian Point nuclear power plant. A state assemblywoman and the president of an environmental group were among those on the panel, calling for the shutdown of Indian Point.</p><p>The panel discussion, &ldquo;Driving Without a License: Indian Point at the Crossroads,&rdquo; was presented by the nonprofit Radiation and Public Health Project, with which Alec Baldwin has been connected for some time. However, Baldwin says this marks his first activist role specifically pertaining to Westchester-based Indian Point.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 18:35:13 +0000 Allison Dunne 75083 at http://wamc.org Alec Baldwin Hosts Panel On Indian Point