The Real Tragedy at Indian Point

View from the Hudson of the Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, New York
Source: NIH.

The three men in a room

But then Knickerbocker said something that made me sit up and take notice. “We call it the three men in the room,” she explained. “Three people made the decision to close Indian Point.” She named them: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo; Entergy; and Riverkeeper.

Storm King from Breakneck. Photo by Kelly Lewis.
New York Times ad by Scenic Hudson.
The fish screens at Indian Point — inside the white boxes.
Todd R. Howe, left, with Joseph Percoco
Indian Point workers hung hardhats in April to memorialize 1,100 jobs lost.



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Will Bates

Will Bates

Will Bates writes about science, technology, and business. His journalism has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and numerous magazines.