Indian Point

Hudson Valley News
7:22 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Training Drills Take Place Tuesday At Indian Point

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The sounds of gunfire may be heard later Tuesday near Indian Point, but it’s only a drill.

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Hudson Valley News
10:42 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Panel Dismisses Contentions Over Nuclear Waste Storage At Indian Point

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Judges for the Indian Point license renewal hearing have dismissed challenges from two environmental groups and the state. Those challenges have to do with storing nuclear waste.

The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel has dismissed contentions from environmental groups Riverkeeper and Clearwater along with New York State pertaining to on-site storage of nuclear waste at Buchanan-based Indian Point. Here’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission Spokesman Neil Sheehan.

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Hudson Valley News
2:25 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Proposed Pipeline Expansion Prompts Indian Point Analysis

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has put out for public comment a draft environmental impact statement concerning a proposed pipeline expansion project in the Northeast. The expansion includes property belonging to the Indian Point Nuclear power plant.

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Hudson Valley News
8:58 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Indian Point Unit 3 Is Back In Service

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A reactor at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Westchester County that shut down earlier this week is up and running.

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Hudson Valley News
7:35 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

False Signal Shuts Down Indian Point Reactor

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A reactor at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Westchester County that produces power for about a million homes automatically shut down Wednesday. The shutdown was in response to a false signal.

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Hudson Valley News
2:58 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

NRC Responds To Myriad Questions From Indian Point Opponent

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has responded to what it deems an exceptionally lengthy list of questions from a group that wants to see the Indian Point nuclear power plant shut down.

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Hudson Valley News
1:49 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Public Hearings Focus On DEC Proposal For Indian Point Summer Closures

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A proposal from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to force the closure of Indian Point during periods of the summer season to cut down on fish kills is the subject of public hearings Tuesday in Westchester County. Both sides say they want to protect the Hudson River, but the methods differ.

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Hudson Valley News
10:10 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

A Small Earthquake Is Recorded In Putnam County

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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, The Journal News, reported that area residents did not hear or feel anything. Those near the epicenter however, were startled out of their homes.

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Hudson Valley News
6:53 am
Wed June 4, 2014

NRC To Hold Public Meeting On Indian Point Safety Review

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There is a public meeting Wednesday evening in Westchester County on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s annual safety review of Indian Point.

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Hudson Valley News
9:25 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Resolution On Indian Point Can Appear Next Year

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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.

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.

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