Entergy to close FitzPatrick nuclear plant in Oswego County via CNY Central

Entergy Corporation announced this morning it will close the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Plant in Scriba.

Employees were notified in person at the plant at 7 a.m. this morning by the President of Entergy Wholesale Commodities Bill Mohl.

The plant is expected to close in late 2016, or early 2017 — A decision GovernorAndrew Cuomo says he plans to stop.

The closing of the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant will devastate the lives of the more than 600 employees and their families. Good corporate citizenship must appreciate that there are many factors that count as the “bottom line.” The State of New York will pursue every legal and regulatory avenue in an attempt to stop Entergy’s actions and its callous disregard for their skilled and loyal workforce.

The company said it’s decision to close the plant is based on continued deteriorating economics of the facility.

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