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Indian Point Power 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.

Nuke Plant to Run on Expired Operating License

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 10.27.2013 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

Federal regulators have granted a special exemption to the Indian Point 2 nuclear power plant in New York, allowing it to become the first in the nation to generate electricity with an expired operating license.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Engineers Seek Investigation Of Nuclear Power Threats

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 12.20.2012 | Green

In a letter sent Wednesday, a pair of nuclear engineers -- one of them an employee at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission -- implored outgoing Sen...

Opponents Of Nuclear Plant Try To Block New Licenses

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 12.15.2012 | New York

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — For the people who want to shut down Entergy Corp.'s nuclear plant in the New York City suburbs, where 17 million people live...

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.

America's Reckless Nuclear Policies Have Got to End

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard

We shouldn't gamble away another cent towards this destructive and dangerous energy technology. I will fight to end these spending policies and instead aim federal funding toward clean, safe, renewable energy -- the type that we can all feel comfortable living next to.

Nuclear Power Is Part of USA Energy Mix

Jim Steets | Posted 04.04.2012 | Green
Jim Steets

There's been good dialogue regarding my last blog post concerning the Indian Point Energy Center. And I appreciate the many thoughtful comments, inclu...

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...

Report: Closing Indian Point Means Dirtier Air, Higher Costs

Posted 09.06.2011 | New York

Shutting down New York's Indian Point nuclear power plant would cause dirtier air and higher electric bills for New York City residents, according to ...

13 Places Google Doesn't Want You To See

TruTV.com | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Google Earth is a great tool for seeing where you're going on vacation or where you've been on vacation. But there are some spots that, inexplicabl...

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...

Indian Point Nuclear Plant Has Feds' Attention

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is making a top priority of reviewing the Indian Point power plant located north of New York City ne...

Feds To Conduct Safety Review Of Indian Point Power Plant

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The earthquake in Japan has put New York's Indian Point Power Plant in the spotlight. From the New York Daily News: The Nuclear Regulatory Commissio...

Cuomo Wants Indian Point Power Plant Closed After Earthquake Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Cuomo has never been a fan of the Indian Point Power Plant, and now he has new evidence to support its closure. A report released by the Union...

After Japan, New Fears Over Indian Point's Stability

nydailynews.com | Michael Daly | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gaze up the Hudson River and hope, hope, hope our regulators are right. Hope they could not possibly be as wrong as the regulators in Japan who sai...