Full-scale nuclear emergency drill held at Indian Point in Pomona

Emergency officials from across the Hudson Valley held a full-scale Indian Point emergency drill in Pomona. Under the exercise, emergency personnel responded to a simulated,

This is a practice run for a similar

This is a practice run for a similar exercise that will be graded by FEMA and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in November.

POMONA - Emergency officials from across the Hudson Valley held a full-scale Indian Point emergency drill in Pomona Wednesday.

Under the exercise, emergency personnel responded to a simulated, radioactive release at the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant that resulted in a 5-mile radius of the facility being evacuated. This is a practice run for a similar exercise that will be graded by FEMA and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in October.

In the event of a real emergency, buses would be sent out to pick up people who rely on public transportation. There is a website for people with special needs in Rockland to register for in advance, as well as a state website to sign up for alerts.

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