Thursday, July 28, 2005

Not such a tough idea to come up with:

After 2 failures, Indian Point emergency sirens to get backup ...
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
WHITE PLAINS, NY (AP) _ The owner of the Indian Point nuclear plants, prodded by politicians and two recent power failures, said Thursday it will install ...

Indian Point to add back-up siren power system
Mid-Hudson News - Newburgh,NY,USA
Following two separate power outages within the past two weeks, Entergy Nuclear Northeast -- owner and operator of the Indian Point nuclear power plants ...

Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Storm knocked out Indian Point sirens
The Journal News.com - Westchester,NY,USA
The power outage at Indian Point that brought down the nuclear plant's 156-siren emergency notification system for nearly six hours Monday was an off-site ...
Diana is "displeased" with failed Indian Point siren system
Mid-Hudson News - Newburgh,NY,USA
... Diana yesterday told Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Nils Diaz the county is "extremely displeased" with the state of the Indian Point siren system. ...

Indian Point alarm system failure probed
The Journal News.com - Westchester,NY,USA
BUCHANAN -- The four-county emergency siren system at the Indian Point nuclear plant went down for about six hours early yesterday, and employees didn't know ...

Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Indian Point siren system deactivated for 6 hours after power loss
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- The sirens that are meant to warn thousands of people of an emergency at the Indian Point nuclear power plants stood useless for nearly six ...

Indian Point emergency sirens shut down
The Journal News.com - Westchester,NY,USA
BUCHANAN -- The four-county emergency siren system maintained by Indian Point went down early this morning for almost six hours after yesterday's storms ...

Agreement reached on backup power for Indian Point sirens
Mid-Hudson News - Newburgh,NY,USA
... an agreement with Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma on legislation to require backup power for Indian Point's emergency sirens ...

Reactor might have to retool
Asbury Park Press - Asbury Park,NJ,USA
... State environmental officials in New York have proposed that two cooling towers be built at the Indian Point nuclear power plant, located about 25 miles north ...

Monday, July 18, 2005

GOP challenge
The Journal News.com - Westchester,NY,USA
... Kaplowitz said he stood by his stance to phase out the Indian Point nuclear power plants in Buchanan, for example, and replace them with a natural gas plant. ...

Saturday, July 16, 2005

Senator: Bill requires nuke siren backup
The Journal News.com - Westchester,NY,USA
A bill working its way through the US Senate would require the owner of the Indian Point nuclear power plant to install a backup power source for its emergency ...

Sunday, July 10, 2005

Counties like initial FEMA feedback on Indian Point sirens
The Journal News.com - Westchester,NY,USA
... officials on both sides of the Hudson River hope recent meetings with federal emergency officials will strengthen their argument that Indian Point needs to ...

Saturday, July 09, 2005

Coast Guard increases vigilance, presence following London ...
Mid-Hudson News - Newburgh,NY,USA
Citing national security concerns, however, a spokesman would not say if security has been heightened near the Indian Point nuclear power plants. ...

Tuesday, July 05, 2005

US aims Star Trek ray guns at nuclear sites
US scientists have unveiled details of a project that aims to develop Star Trek-style ray guns that could keep "security adversaries" out of Department of Energy (DoE) nuclear sites. 
http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2139292/aims-star-trek-ray-guns-nuclear

Thorium Fuels Safer Reactor Hopes
The element thorium could make nuclear reactors more efficient and generate a lot less weapons-grade plutonium. But getting the power industry to make changes will be a challenge. By Amit Asaravala.
http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,68045,00.html?tw=wn_tophead_1

Monday, July 04, 2005

Power plants under pressure
Poughkeepsie Journal - Poughkeepsie,NY,USA
... The old plants -- Dynegy's Roseton and Danskammer plants in Newburgh; Entergy's Indian Point plant in Buchanan, Westchester County; and Mirant's Lovett and ...

Friday, July 01, 2005

Rockland joins dispute of Indian Point siren test
The Journal News.com - Westchester,NY,USA
... joined Westchester in disputing the results of Tuesday's test of the warning sirens meant to alert residents to an emergency at the Indian Point nuclear power ...

Small plane crashes into Bowline Pond
The Journal News.com - Westchester,NY,USA
... State Assemblyman Ryan Karben, D-Monsey, said yesterday that the crash highlighted the need to create a no-fly zone over the Indian Point nuclear power plants. ...