October 27, 2010
Entergy To Test Indian Point Siren System On Wednesday
Entergy plans to test the Indian Point siren system in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Orange counties on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. During this test, all 172 sirens will sound at full volume for approximately four minutes. A test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) will immediately follow the siren test.
BECAUSE THIS IS ONLY A TEST, NO RESPONSE ON THE PART OF THE PUBLIC IS NECESSARY DURING THE SIREN SOUNDING.
PLEASE REMEMBER: Sirens are NOT a signal to evacuate. In an actual emergency, the sirens would sound to alert the public to tune in to a local EAS radio or television station for important information and direction. These stations are listed in the emergency planning booklet mailed to households and businesses in the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone around Indian Point. These booklets are also posted on the Indian Point web site — www.safesecurevital.com
For additional siren information: Visit www.safesecurevital.com Call the IPEC siren project information line at 1-800-986-5106 Information on Indian Point emergency planning is also posted on the New York State Emergency Management Office web site —