August 5, 2015

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Radiological emergency exercise held around Indian Point

BUCHANAN – The state is conducting a radiological emergency preparedness exercise today (Wednesday) at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan.

During the exercise, the state will test the emergency response plans of Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Orange counties as well as its own plans and those of Indian Point’s owner, Entergy.

Public safety officials from the state and counties surrounding Indian Point urge the public to review county websites for information about the power plant and plans in the event of an emergency.

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