Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant is located between the intersection of two earthquake faults just 24 miles from New York City. Indian Point has the worst safety record of all the nuclear plants in the U.S. Named the most dangerous nuclear plant in the country" (as reported by MSNBC, based on NRC and US Geologic Survey data). Studies show that New York City cannot be evacuated in case of a serious accident, natural disaster or terrorist attack on the Indian Point plant. Indian Point has a documented history of accidental leakage and deliberate discharges of radioactivity into the environment which have been in violation of safety guidelines. Cancer rates are 66% above the U.S. average in the communities surrounding Indian Point according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention We MUST shut it down.
Please note, if more people show up than are allowed in the park with no permit, we may need to move to the south side of 14th St., look for us and bring signs.