07 Sep '12, 6pm

Life Without Indian Point, Redux

Life Without Indian Point, Redux

Kelly Shimoda for The New York Times The Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, N.Y. The consequences of running the Indian Point nuclear reactors or shutting them down run from easy-to-spot to hard-to-calculate. Is a serious accident plausible? Would retiring the reactors open the way for alternative sources of electricity that pose a lower safety risk? Or simply ensure an economic blow? Two Westchester County business groups have sponsored a study , released on Friday, that takes the latter view — a counterpoint a 2011 study by opponents that argued that there was nothing indispensable about the reactors. The new report, by Howard J. Axelrod , a longtime economics consultant, predicts payroll and tax payment losses (which seem pretty certain) and takes a stab at predicting electricity rate increases and a general decline in economic activity. The study was sponsor...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/07/life-without-in...

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