Is it Really a Good Idea to put one Gas Pipeline near an Old Nuclear Power Plant and another Next to a Major Art Museum?


Two New York pipelines, one near a nuclear plant, the other terminating in the basement of a museum, have caused concern about the possibility of an accident.

Thirty miles north of Manhattan, a proposed gas pipeline would run near the Indian Point Energy Center (IPEC), a nuclear power plant in operation since 1973. If that line were to leak and subsequently explode, the blast could trigger a nuclear catastrophe.

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