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Do Nukes Kill? – Nuclear Shutdown News – via OB Rag

By Michael Steinberg Do Nukes Kill? While the decline of the nuclear power industry has become undeniable, one of the more significant aspects of this story still receives scant attention. In order to function, nuclear reactors generate radioactive materials and … Continue reading

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Fukushima in New York? This Nuclear Plant Has Regulators Nervous via National Geographic

By Andrew Lapin That’s what many activists and former nuclear regulators fear for the Indian Point Energy Center, a nuclear power plant that has operated in Westchester County for more than four decades. The plant provides a good chunk of … Continue reading

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New Yorkers express fears of Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant at documentary screening via Crain’s New York Business

The start of a two-week-long Lincoln Center film screening of Indian Point, a documentary about the controversial nuclear power plant in Buchanan, N.Y., gave New Yorkers an opportunity to share their concerns about their safety five years after the Fukushima … Continue reading

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New Documentary Investigates Nuclear Power from New York to Fukushima via Earth Island Journal

A Conversation with Indian Point Director Ivy Meeropol  […] Ivy Meeropol is the granddaughter of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were executed for espionage on June 19, 1953 for allegedly passing A-bomb secrets to the Soviets. She is the daughter … Continue reading

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‘Indian Point’: Film Review via The Hollywood Reporter

Protesters try to shut down the 40-plus-year-old nuclear plant near New York City. In her first feature doc since examining the espionage case against her grandparents, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg (in Heir to an Execution), Ivy Meeropol looks at a … Continue reading

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Nuclear ‘Ticking Time Bomb’ Is a Real Threat to New York, but the Feds Don’t Seem to Care via Alternet

By Cliff Weathers / AlterNet June 13, 2016 Photo Credit: credit: Leah Rae. A little more than a year ago, a transformer fire and oil spill reminded the world that Indian Point, an aging nuclear power plant, sits only about … Continue reading

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Clean water advocate swims past Indian Point nuclear plant for Earth Day via PIX11 News

UCHANAN, N.Y. – If it’s Earth Day and you’re a clean water advocate, of course, you must risk arrest and your own health to make a point. Why not swim by a nuclear power plant? Christopher Swain, 48, donned his … Continue reading

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Indian Point nuclear plant reeks of troubled history but village is conflicted via The Guardian

As New York’s governor and other critics wage an ongoing campaign to shut the facility down citing leaks and old age, nearby residents explain complicated tale […] Indian Point’s two working reactors opened in the early 1970s and have had … Continue reading

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Nuclear Plants Leak Radiation, and Regulator Faces Scrutiny via U.S.News

Five years after one of the worst nuclear disasters in history, America’s nuclear plants still face safety issues. In its liquid form, tritium looks just like water: clear and odorless. Yet it’s radioactive, and in the past two months, two … Continue reading

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Bird poop on the lines causes nuclear power shutdown via CNN

(CNN)An errant bird dropping appears to have caused the temporary shutdown of part of the Indian Point nuclear plant in upstate New York. A report by Entergy, the site operator, pointed the finger at a bird “streamer” — colorfully explained … Continue reading

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