Why is Indian Point Right for New York?

Indian Point produces about 25 percent of New York City and Westchester's electricity with virtually no greenhouse gas emissions, at lower than average costs than other power plants.
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A Positive Economic Impact

Indian Point contributes to the local economy in a multitude of ways, such as taxes, payroll and charitable contributions.

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Indian Point and the Environment

Nuclear power is one of the cleanest sources of energy. Indian Point emits 0 greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide.

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A Smarter Solution for the Hudson

Wedgewire Screens are Entergy's Smarter Solution to protecting the Hudson without the adverse effects of cooling towers.

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The Buzz about Indian Point

Learn why local community leaders are expressing their support for Indian Point and the Smarter Solution.

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  • Denying Indian Point's water quality permit simply to satisfy ideological goals is both foolish and dangerous. Their Wedgewire screening proposal is reasonable, effective and will ensure the continued reliability of our system.” ... read more

  • The demand for affordable, reliable and environmentally friendly power generation has never been more important than it is today. Indian Point is the only source of electricity that can lay claim to meeting all three of these needs in the lower Hudson Valley region.” ... read more

  • The closure of Indian Point would result in the loss of 2000 Megawatts of power that can't be replaced with current sources, it would deprive the region of 26% of its energy and it would paralyze the transit and hospital systems.” ... read more



Click here to read about Indian Point Unit 2 Continuing to Operate Under Its Existing NRC License with Continuing NRC Oversight until the License Renewal Process is Complete



View the Indian Point Independent Safety Evaluation, which includes information on Indian Point’s seismic design.


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  • $1 millionin charitable contributions annually
  • $75 million in annual property taxes and revenue sharing with New York State
  • 1,000 employees and 150 contractors working on site at any given time
  • $147 million payroll annually

Click here to read comments to the NYS Public Service Commission from entities opposed to spending hundreds of millions of dollars of NY ratepayer monies on an Indian Point contingency plan.