Victor Gilinsky, in “Indian Point: The Next Fukushima?“ (Op-Ed, Dec. 17), doesn’t mention major differences between Indian Point and the Fukushima plants, never acknowledges their entirely different physical environments and doesn’t mention industry’s steps taken since the tragedy at Fukushima in Japan.
Indian Point, which is owned and operated by Entergy Nuclear, is not susceptible to tsunamis. Still, it can withstand twice the flooding the area around it has ever seen. Fukushima had no such safety margin.
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