Indian Point Near New York City on List of High-Risk Nuclear Plants

The crisis in Japan has reignited intense debate among lawmakers about the safety of U.S. nuclear-power plants; nowhere more so than at Indian Point, where two aging reactors are 24 miles north of New York City. "We are using up our reservoir of good luck," said Richard Brodsky, a former New York State legislator who last week lost a lawsuit on the level of insulation required around electrical cables at Indian Point. "The chances of an accident at Indian Point are small but the consequences...Full Story
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