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Monthly archive October, 2005

“Indian Point re-licensing billboard is an important reminder about hopefully limited time of plants”

“ North County News, October 13, 2005 It’s clear the only realistic way to have the Indian Point nuclear power plants, located in an area on the shores of the Hudson River where 20 million people live within a 50-mile radius, shut down is for the licenses of the two operating reactors to not be...

“What is Indian Point emergency plan?” an Greenwich Times Editorial

“Open discussion about the situation at Indian Point nuclear power plant in Westchester County, N.Y., the closest such facility to this area, is worthwhile in light of questions that being raised about emergency preparedness. For that reason, we applaud Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal for seeking hearings. But it’s important to recognize that planning a...

“Need answers on Indian Point evacuation plan” by Alex Marcopoulos

“As I inched my way across the span of Interstate 10 that took me west of New Orleans at a nerve-racking 0.2 miles per hour on Aug. 28, I couldn’t help but think that I would never make it out alive. There I was, moving at a snail’s pace, in the midst of an emergency,...

“That FEMA Seal of Approval” by Alex Matthiessen

“The New York Times, Westchester Tarrytown AMERICANS were rightly angered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s inept response to the Hurricane Katrina disaster and alarmed by the chaotic evacuation of Houston before Hurricane Rita in which as many as 2.5 million people were stranded on highways that had become parking lots. Those colossal planning failures...

“Kelly Presses FEMA on Indian Point at House Hearing”

Kelly Presses FEMA on Indian Point at House Hearing October 6, 2005 Congresswoman Urges Agency to Address Evacuation Plans  WASHINGTON – At a Congressional hearing today before the House Transportation Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management, U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly pressed the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to reassess emergency evacuation plans...

“Blumenthal seeks review of Indian Point evacuation plans” by Fred Lucas

“THE NEWS-TIMES If there’s ever an accident at the Indian Point nuclear generating facility in Westchester County, the Danbury area might feel the effects. http://news.newstimeslive.com/story.php?id=75140&category=Local Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has a grim forecast of what would happen if nuclear gas was in the air and people here had to evacuate. “The clogged corridors of interstates...

“Indian Point nuclear plant evac called inadequate” by Ken Dixon

“ KEN DIXON dixon.conpost@snet.net Connecticut Post http://www.connpost.com/news/ci_3085422 HARTFORD — Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is afraid a disaster at the nuclear-power complex in New York’s Westchester County could paralyze evacuation corridors for nearly 12 million people in New Jersey, New York and southwestern Connecticut. He asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency Monday to arrange public hearings...

“NRC still quiet on Indian Point concerns” by Ken Ip

“The official outcry over the handling of a recent leak at the Indian Point nuclear power plant has yet to be responded to, according to officials at the federal government’s nuclear watchdog agency. A small leak in one of Indian Point’s spent-fuel pools was announced by the agency, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and Entergy Nuclear...