Entergy Corporation has announced it plans to cut 800 jobs nationwide by the end of the year. For Entergy’s nuclear operations in the Northeast, pink slips will go out at Westchester County-based Indian Point, Pilgrim, and Vermont Yankee.
WHITE PLAINS – Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D, Westchester/Rockland) is critical of House majority Republicans for spending bill cuts of millions in grants for clean water and clean drinking water. In particular, Lowey is concerned that a study has shown that antibiotic resistant bacteria are in the Hudson River.
NEW YORK – Metro-North Railroad service is back to normal this morning though officials say minimal scattered delays are possible as the restoration of track damaged by the July 18 Bronx derailment of a CSX freight train is nearing completion.
Over the weekend, Metro-North crews made more progress in rebuilding 1,500 feet of damaged track. Officials said most of the major work is done with the remaining track work, testing and cleanup underway.