Byrne came out against the discharge of radioactive wastewater from the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant into the Hudson River as part of its shutdown and dismantling.

“Make no mistake; our county received tremendous economic and environmental net benefits when Indian Point was operational,” Byrne said. “Now that Entergy (former owner and operator of Indian Point) is gone after the state essentially forced its closure, our federal representatives must step in and thwart a new environmental threat.”‘