The state is demanding water towers to replace their current water intake system.
This week in nuclear describes the review process and the excellent record that Indian Point has shown with regard to the local environment.
“…There is a very high profile and well funded anti-nuclear campaign being waged against Indian Point by organizations like Riverkeeper, the Radiation and Public Health Project, and the Natural Resources Defense Council. These organizations and others like them have taken advantage of the transparency of the license renewal process to intervene at every opportunity in an effort to slow or block the process…”
RiverKeeper is an organization that is fighting the NRC decision to giving acceptance in it’s environmental assessment.