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

by Ben Jervey

April 27, 2011

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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Ben is a writer and editor covering climate change, energy, and environment, and is currently the Climate and Energy Media Fellow at Vermont Law School. He was the original Environment Editor at GOOD Magazine and his work has appeared regularly in National Geographic News, Grist, DeSmogBlog, and OnEarth. He recently worked with the non-profit Focus the Nation to publish an Energy 101 primer. When living in New York City, he wrote a book, The Big Green Apple, on how to live a lower impact life in the city. A bicycle enthusiast, Ben has ridden across the United States and through much of Europe.
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