Entergy Underestimates Indian Point Corrosion Risk, Judges Told

Law360, New York (October 15, 2012, 8:28 PM EDT) -- Computer modeling used by Entergy Corp. to gauge corrosion risk in component parts at Indian Point is not reliable enough, a nuclear engineer testifying for green groups seeking to shut down the New York nuclear facility told federal administrative judges on Monday.

Joram Hopenfeld, retained by Riverkeeper Inc. as the environmental group seeks to have the 2,000-megawatt power plant on the Hudson River just north of Manhattan shuttered, told a panel of three Atomic Safety and Licensing Board judges that Entergy's software could add to corrosion...
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