March 30, 2016

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Contact: Paul Steidler
steidler@area-alliance.org
917-612-3594 or 212-683-1203

 Indian Point Statement

New York, NY/March 30, 2016 – In conjunction with developments regarding the refueling and maintenance situation at the Indian Point 2 nuclear power plant, Arthur “Jerry” Kremer of the New York Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance (New York AREA) issued the following statement.

“It is important to keep in mind that Entergy, the owner of Indian Point, identified the bolts’ issue as part of an extremely comprehensive inspection and preventive maintenance program. The plant has an excellent safety record and a culture that always puts safety first. We are confident Entergy will diligently and properly address this issue, as they do all potential safety issues.”

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 About New York AREA: Founded in November 2003, the New York Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance (New York AREA) is a diverse group of more than 150 business, labor, and community groups whose mission and purpose is to ensure that the New York metropolitan area has an ample and reliable electricity supply and economic prosperity for years to come. Entergy, the owner of Indian Point, is a member of New York AREA. New York AREA helps to educate policy makers, businesses, and the general public regarding the necessity and importance of safe, low-cost, reliable, clean electricity.

For additional information visit www.area-alliance.org.