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Hurricane Sandy: Indian Point Nuclear Facility Forced Shut Down

Parts of two nuclear power plant were shut down late Monday and early Tuesday, while another plant – the nation’s oldest – was put on alert after waters from Superstorm Sandy rose 6 feet above sea level One unit at the Salem plant in Hancocks Bridge, N.J., near the Delaware River, was shut down Tuesday […]

Hurricane Sandy shuts down New York City’s subway system as tunnels become flooded

*Manhattan residents effectively marooned on the island as bridges are closed and roads blocked Louise Boyle Mail Online The New York subway could remain closed for up to four days until flood waters were pumped from tunnels, authorities said on Tuesday, but there was yet no timetable for when the system would reopen. Seven subway […]