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Some environmentalists celebrated the closure due to the energy plant’s proximity to New York City, but it has sinister immediate implications for the state’s climate goals.
A state government official said that the company that wants to decommission the nuclear power plant is "not incentivized to do a thorough job, they’re incentivized to maximize profit."
The remaining two reactors will be shut down in 2020 and 2021.
The Westchester County nuclear plant will cease its operations according to a report, giving New Yorkers one less thing to be paranoid about.
Our nuclear neighbor is under intense scrutiny once again.
Radioactivity in groundwater near the plant spiked by 65,000 percent.
Nothing to see here, folks.
"This is not a test."
One of Indian Point's nuclear reactors was shut down earlier today, but there's nothing to worry about.
Two F-18 fighter jets will be blazing up the Hudson River this morning sometime between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. [UPDATE: Video of the flyby below!]
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.
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