Indian Point considered 'top priority' by Nuclear Regulatory Commission for earthquake preparation

Indian Point 3 will shut down for about

Indian Point 3 will shut down for about a month for scheduled refueling. (Credit: News 12)

A new list released by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has ranked Indian Point as a "top priority" for earthquake preparation.

The NRC wants Indian Point to undergo more research to determine the plant's risk level in the event of an earthquake. The plant is one of 60 that has three years to report back with its findings.

Riverkeeper, a local environmentalist group, says the deadline...

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