A.G. files petition forcing Indian Point to comply with federal fire safety regulations

NEW YORK – Amid growing concerns that Indian Point has failed to meet federal safety requirements, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a petition with the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Monday, urging it to take enforcement action against the plant for what he says is a failure to comply with fire safety regulations. Following his lawsuit last month pressing the NRC to study the safety impact of storing spent nuclear fuel on site, today’s action is the latest in a series the Attorney General has taken to promote comprehensive, transparent and vigilant reviews of the Buchanan plant before decisions are made on whether to extend its operating license for another 20 years.

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