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Generators, business group file federal court petitions to halt Illinois nuclear supports via Utility Dive

[…] The Illinois injunction request comes just as a federal district court in New York was hearing oral arguments on motions to dismiss a complaint about the New York Public Service Commission’s ZEC program. At the hearing, Judge Valerie Caproni … Continue reading

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New York State Aiding Nuclear Plants With Millions in Subsidies via The New York Times

Utility customers in New York State will pay nearly $500 million a year in subsidies aimed at keeping some upstate nuclear power plants operating, regulators in Albany decided on Monday. The subsidies were included in an order from the Public … 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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Renewables May Soon Be Ready to Replace Nuclear Power in New York via Public News Service

NEW YORK – New York state could soon be generating enough renewable energy to replace the nuclear power produced at the 40-year-old Indian Point Energy Center in Westchester County. This week, Governor Cuomo celebrated the “topping off” of construction of … Continue reading

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Neighbors still have questions about buried radioactive waste via WIVB.com

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) – How dangerous is radioactive waste buried behind families’ homes at an old Town of Tonawanda landfill? Neighbors raised more questions after a News 4 Investigates report three months ago. We stayed on the story and dug … Continue reading

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Dateline: Blast in ’72 fueled fears about Nuclear Lake via Poughkeepsie

In December 1972, a chemical explosion in a building at the United Nuclear Corp. complex adjacent to Nuclear Lake in Pawling resulted in an unknown amount of radioactive plutonium dust dispersing throughout the structure and surrounding shoreline and woods. The … Continue reading

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Entergy may have to shut NY Indian Point reactors by 2018 -analyst via Reuters

(Reuters) – New York state environmental regulations may force Entergy Corp to shut its Indian Point nuclear power plant by 2018, according to a research report by U.S. financial firm Morgan Stanley. Morgan Stanley analysts believe New York will find … Continue reading

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Sorrell, attorney generals from New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts petition Nuclear Regulatory Commission via VTDigger.org

Vermont and three other states have petitioned the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to re-evaluate the environmental impacts of long-term storage of spent radioactive fuel on nuclear plant sites. Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell and the Department of Public Service joined attorney … Continue reading

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Entergy begins transfer of spent fuel at New York nuclear power plant via Power engineering

Workers at Entergy (NYSE: ETR)’s two-unit, 2,000 MW Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, N.Y.,  started transferring spent fuel from Unit 3’s spent fuel pool to dry-cask storage on Sept. 16. Entergy said these will be the first spent fuel … Continue reading

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Kodak Had a Secret Nuclear Reactor Loaded With Weapons-Grade Uranium Hidden In a Basement via Gizmodo

Kodak may be going under, but apparently they could have started their own nuclear war if they wanted, just six years ago. Down in a basement in Rochester, NY, they had a nuclear reactor loaded with 3.5 pounds of enriched … Continue reading

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