Nuclear Power Generation

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Japanese Sushi Is Way Less Radioactive Than British Lobster

    ​As with anything involving marine life and nuclear reactors, there is bad news, and then there is cold-comfort news.The bad news is, of course, is that Japan's horribly damaged Fukushima Dai-Ichi power plant has been dumping radioactive material into the sea, which has made people worry that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Klaus Jacob, Columbia Disaster Expert: Why Closing Indian Point Makes Sense

    ​In October 2008, the Voice profiled Klaus Jacob, Columbia University's expert on urban environmental disasters. In that story, we examined how the Ivy League school had ignored warnings by its own expert about expanding into areas subject to flooding because of climate change. Today we talke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Should Close, Says Gov. Andrew Cuomo

    ​If an earthquake were to hit the New York area, the reactor with the highest risk of damage is Reactor 3 at Indian Point in Westchester, New York, just 24 miles from the Bronx. "The suggestion is that of all the [104] power plants across the country, that the Indian Point power plant is most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2010

    Indian Point License Threatened Over Water Quality, Dead Fish

    ​A draft report sent yesterday from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to Entergy, the operators of the Indian Point Nuclear Plant in Buchanan, NY, found that Indian Point's impact on Hudson River sturgeon was serious enough to deny the plant a Water Quality Certificate. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2005

    Indian Point's Woes & Rudy G

    Staying Alive: One of Rudy's post-mayoral consulting jobs is with Indian Point nuke plant, scene of two recent glitches (Mayoral archives). Rudy Giuliani's rep as a crisis manager has scored him more work, this time advising the Entergy corporation, which operates two Louisiana nuclear plants and o ... More >>

  • News

    May 27, 2003

    It's Nucular

    Republicans Plan a Hydrogen Economy—at Your Expense

  • News

    July 30, 2002

    Nuclear Waste Makes Haste

    The Hazardous Roads to Yucca Mountain

  • News

    December 18, 2001

    Unsafe at Any Price

    If Terrorists Take Down Nuclear Plants, You Pay—By the Hundreds of Billions

  • News

    October 2, 2001
  • News

    March 13, 2001

    Nuclear Reaction

    Critics Force a First-Ever Public Hearing on Indian Point 3 Sale

  • News

    November 30, 1999