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On the 25th Anniversary of Chernobyl, Greenpeace Freaks Us Out About Indian Point

Watch this wildly, unapologetically sensational anti-nuke video from Greenpeace.

On the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl, I present to you (without endorsement or critique) this wildly, unapologetically sensational Greenpeace video about the potential threat posed by the Indian Point reactor, which sits a mere 30 or so miles north of New York City. As the video notes, 17 million people live within 50 miles of Indian Point.

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You might recall from our "10 riskiest reactors" slideshow last month that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission actually considers Indian Point to have the highest odds of a an earthquake causing damage to the reactors core. Comforting! Greenpeace links to their nuclear reactor locator map , and make the point that one-third of Americans live within 50 miles of an active nuclear reactor.

Yesterday, we considered small, modular nukes as possibly a better bet.

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