Hudson River at Risk 1: Bomb Trains on the Hudson

The sight of long trains, made up of one hundred-plus black, cylindrical cars, rolling slowly through cities and towns across North America – often within yards of office buildings, hospitals and schools — has become commonplace. Few who see them know what these sinister-looking cars carry: A highly flammable mixture of gas and oil from…

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Hudson River at Risk 2: The Long Shadow of Indian Point

The Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, NY, sits just thirty miles from Times Square. One of its three aging reactors has been offline since 1974; the two others are in need of updating. A timeline shows a long history of leaks, small spills and fires going back to its opening in 1962. Many, including…

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