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Indian Point Nuclear Plant

Wide Gulf and Angry Words in Indian Point Labor Talks

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 03.19.2014 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

Two days of contract talks with federal mediators ended Thursday night with angry union negotiators and no deal in sight on the last day of the contract between Entergy Nuclear and nearly 400 workers at the Indian Point power plant.

Strike Threat Looms at Indian Point Nuke Plant

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

Representatives of Entergy Nuclear and the union representing control room operators and other technical workers are preparing for around the clock bargaining sessions to avoid a strike at the two Indian Point nuclear plants.

Study Reveals Nuclear Plant's Effects On Endangered Fish

AP | By JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 04.07.2013 | Green

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The federal fisheries service says the continued operation of two nuclear plants in the New York City suburbs would have a...

Nuclear Power Plant Workers Sleep, Watch DVDs On The Job, Says Lawsuit

AP | Posted 09.13.2012 | New York

BUCHANAN, N.Y. -- A security lieutenant at New York's Indian Point nuclear power complex has filed a lawsuit claiming the plant is unsecure, and that ...

New York's Better Off Without Indian Point

Ed Koch | Posted 08.13.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

As the clock ticks down toward Fall relicensing hearings for the Indian Point nuclear power plant, New Yorkers face a stark choice: a risk-prone, unsafe nuclear plant or the chance to become a national leader in the emerging clean energy economy.

Nuclear Reactor Back In Service

AP | Posted 01.19.2012 | New York

BUCHANAN, N.Y. -- A nuclear reactor in New York City's suburbs is back in service after an eight-day shutdown to repair a pump that was leaking slight...

NRDC Report: Close New York Nuclear Plant

Posted 12.17.2011 | Green

A report released Monday says southern New York State's Indian Point Energy Center should be closed, despite pressure to keep it open. The Indian ...

Japan's Nuclear Catastrophe and Governor Andrew Cuomo's Policy to Close Indian Point

Steven Cohen | Posted 10.15.2011 | Green
Steven Cohen

Japan may be far away from New York and in a very different part of the planet, but let's remember what happened there earlier this year.

Nuke Industry to America: "We Don't Need No Stinking Fire Protection"

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 08.16.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Investigations by the New York Daily News and others show Indian Point's fire detection and suppression systems to be woefully inadequate.

NY State Attorney General: Nuclear Plant Violates Fire Safety Rules

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2011 | New York

March 28, 2011 8:44:57 PM NEW YORK, (Reuters) - The Indian Point nuclear power plant has sought more than 100 exemptions from the fire code tha...

Amanda Terkel

Steven Chu: Nuclear Plant Near New York City Will Be Reviewed

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Energy Secretary Steven Chu weighed in on Sunday on a controversial nuclear reactor located near New York City, saying that the administ...

Chris Kirkham

Japan Crisis Highlights U.S. Nuclear Safety Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The nuclear crisis in Japan has prompted a re-examination of the safety net for nuclear power in the United States, with former regulators and safety ...