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Petition to US Nuclear Regulatory Commission on risks at Indian Point nuclear reactor

Summary Box: Safety concerns about Indian Point,  BusinessWeek, By The Associated Press, 25 Oct 10, THE WORRY: Two large natural gas pipelines that pass near the Indian Point nuclear facility could explode and lead to a nuclear accident, a nuclear opponent says in a petition filed with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.THE CASE: The petition accuses the NRC of failing to study design changes made to the pipelines over a period of decades, and hasn’t evaluated the potential for disaster in light of new information learned from the recent natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, Calif. that killed eight. Summary Box: Safety concerns about Indian Point – BusinessWeek

October 26, 2010 - Posted by | general | , , ,

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