NRC is lauded for allowing N.Y. reactor to operate during relicensing process

08/22/2013 | DailyVoice.com

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission's ruling to allow the continued operation of Entergy's Indian Point reactor 2 in New York during relicensing procedures drew praise from Jerry Kremer, chairman of the New York Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance. "Indian Point is extremely safe and, in fact, it has earned the NRC's highest safety rating for the past nine years. It is the most scrutinized nuclear power plant in America, and will continue to be thoroughly inspected as the license renewal process grinds on -- already more than six years after Entergy filed a timely and comprehensive application," Kremer said. Entergy filed for relicensing in 2007.

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