Planning & Economic Development

Harckham and Galef Win Support for Indian Pt. Jobs, Local Revenue

Harckham and Galef Win Support for Indian Pt. Jobs, Local Revenue New York State Senator Pete Harckham and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef won strong support today for workforce protections and local municipalities and taxpayers while the Indian Point Energy Center undergoes its decommissioning process, as three important bills passed in the Senate were approved today in …

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EDA Announces Funds for Nuclear Closure Communities

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Availability of $1.5 Billion in CARES Act Funds to Aid Communities Impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is now accepting applications from eligible grantees for Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) supplemental funds …

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NorthStar to fund panel, legislation or not

NorthStar to fund panel, legislation or not VERNON – NorthStar Vermont Yankee LLC said Monday that it won’t wait for pending legislation before it starts funding the Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel. Scott State, chief executive officer for NorthStar, told the panel that rather than wait for the bill now pending in the Vermont …

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Indian Point communities stake claim to $15M fund as they fight for their future

Indian Point communities stake claim to $15M fund as they fight for their future CLOSE Forgive Theresa Knickerbocker if she’s starting to sound frustrated. She’s just getting tired of listening to anti-nuclear advocates cheer the pending shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power plant, a chorus that grew louder this week as one of the …

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Curtain lowers on nuke plant a stone’s throw from Manhattan

Curtain lowers on nuke plant a stone’s throw from Manhattan ALBANY, N. Y. (AP) – With the push of a red button, one of the two operating reactors at an aging nuclear plant serving millions of people in the New York City area will shut down Thursday night as federal regulators consider the owner’s proposal …

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Indian Point nuclear plant to begin shutdown

Indian Point nuclear plant to begin shutdown One of the two operating nuclear reactors at the Indian Point Energy Center north of New York City is shutting down this week. The 1,020-megawatt Unit 2 reactor will shut down Thursday night and the Unit 3 reactor will close a year later under an agreement plant owner …

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NRC Delivers Briefing On Indian Point Decommissioning

NRC Delivers Briefing On Indian Point Decommissioning The Nuclear Regulatory Commission held a briefing with reporters Tuesday about the upcoming decommissioning of the Indian Point nuclear power plant. The Westchester County-based plant is scheduled to permanently shut down Unit 2 next week, and Unit 3, one year later. NRC officials presented a slideshow, with various …

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