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Report Warns New York's Indian Point Nuclear Plant is Vulnerable to Terrorist Attacks

by , 08/21/13

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A new report by the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project warns that the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant located just 38 miles north of New York City is practically defenseless against terrorist attacks. The report states that the plant (which is already sitting on an earthquake fault line) is vulnerable to sniper and rocket-propelled grenade attacks, and it could be easily struck by a ship as well.

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