Even with years of rigorous emergency drills, the community around Fukushima was unprepared. Indian Point lacks firefighting equipment, and the evacuation plan would take nine-and-a-half hours to evacuate the 450,000 people within a 10-mile radius.
Indian Point, the nuclear power plant located 35 miles from New York City, "is operating normally" following today's earthquake,
As in all things, it falls to the cyclists to save NYC from perdition.
Since the devastating earthquake in Japan led to a Chernobyl-level nuclear crisis around the Fukushima reactor there, we've been concerned with the safety of our own nearby nuclear and at-risk plant, Indian Point.
Via Nils Ferber With all the hooplah over Osama bin Laden
Twenty-five years ago today, a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant
The Nuclear Safety Commission of Japan has raised the crisis level
Both the Japanese and Japanese food fans around the world have
Since the tragedy in Japan left the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power
The NY Times has obtained an alarming confidential assessment of the Japan
Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant are rushing to fill a
The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant (Digital Globe/Reuters) The Fukushima 50, the
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