U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Indian Point Not Only Seismically at Risk, Also a Fire Trap

    ​There's more troublesome news coming out of the Indian Point nuclear power plant. Last week, we spoke to Columbia University disaster expert Klaus Jacob about vulnerability at the Westchester County plant, which supplies around 20 percent of New York City's power. Today, we learned that the ... 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

    March 17, 2011

    Radiation From Japan Is Headed for California...But Don't Worry

    ​Before you freak out over the words "radioactive plume" hitting Southern California, know that any radiation from the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan will be diluted and, via the New York Times, "at worst, would have extremely minor health consequences in the United States, even if hints of ... 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

    June 5, 2008
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    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

    December 2, 2003

    Attention, Wal-Mart Voters

    Lost Jobs and Military Funerals Haunt Bush in the Heartland

  • News

    May 27, 2003

    It's Nucular

    Republicans Plan a Hydrogen Economy—at Your Expense

  • News

    December 17, 2002

    Fueling Fears

    Expert Warns of Nuclear Horror at Indian Point

  • 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

  • Long Island Voice

    August 24, 1999
  • News

    June 15, 1999
  • News

    April 27, 1999

    Russian Roulette

    Peace Moves Amid Belgrade Power Struggle