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DEC hearings address forced outages at Indian Point

NY considers annual shutdowns of nuclear plant to save fish

Indian Point fish kill hearings begin, last for 3 weeks

State hearings on Indian Point begin today

For Immediate Release: September 14, 2015 Contact: Cliff Weathers, Communications Director Office: 914-478-4501, Ext 239 Cell: 845-445-8257 Email: cweathers@riverkeeper.org State hearings on Indian Point begin today Proceedings will address proposals to impose seasonal shutdowns to help protect Hudson River fish. More than a billion aquatic organisms are killed every year. Albany, N.Y. — Administrative law judges for the New York Department of Environmental Conservation will hear arguments today on whether Entergy is entitled to the Clean Water permits it must obtain from the state to continue operating the Indian Point […] Learn More

On patrol: Indian Point Power Plant

Grey day, passing Indian Point, one day after the 9/11 anniversary. No security presence on the water whatsoever. I remember the years following 2001 when there were Homeland Security boats here 24/7. They put on a great show patrolling the inside of the 900-foot-wide security zone like guard dogs inside a fence. And for a time all commercial vessels were stopped and boarded by the U.S. Coast Guard. We were harassed on several occasions when military boats came out of the security zone to bust our chops – just because […] Learn More

Reisman: Indian Point’s information war to counter nuke plant mishaps

Officials Who Own Indian Point Nuclear Plant Try to Build Public Support for Operating License to Be Renewed

Indian Point failed to identify and correct faulty transformer, federal probe reveals

We’ll see a brighter, safer energy future without Indian Point

Photo: Giles Ashford
We must face facts regarding the Indian Point nuclear plant. Its infrastructure is aging, its safety is dubious, and most everyone knows it. Learn More

Entergy’s failure to fix issues with Indian Point is behind Hudson River oil spill

For Immediate Release July 1, 2015 Contact: Cliff Weathers, Communications Director 914-478-4501, Ext 239 Ongoing mishaps at the nuclear power plant are unacceptable and it’s time for regulators to take action. OSSINING, N.Y. – Yesterday, Entergy revealed that an insulation failure caused a short circuit in a high-voltage transformer coil at the Indian Point nuclear power plant on May 9, 2015. This failure caused the transformer to catch fire. Subsequently, more than 3,000 gallons of transformer oil spilled into and polluted the Hudson River. Indian Point is claiming that its […] Learn More