Gallery: Studies Clash on the Impact of Closing Indian Point Nuclear Po...

Since the March earthquake and tsunami that caused a nuclear power crisis in Japan, nuclear energy policies and plants have come under close scrutiny around the world. Here in America, our most dangerous nuclear reactor, located at the Indian Point Energy Center, is just north of New York City and provides us city dwellers with a significant amount of our energy. There’s been a debate over whether or not the plant should be closed and two studies have been completed that show exact opposite findings. The study by the National Resources Defense Council and Riverkeeper shows that shutting down Indian Point would not affect energy demand or cost for New Yorkers, which completely contradicts the study conducted by the Bloomberg administration.

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