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At Indian point nuclear power plant in Buchanan New York the emergency plan continues to -- -- Emergency planning has become an important part of every nuclear plant in this country since the Three Mile Island incident back in 1979.
-- operator of the facility he says the nuclear power industry -- learned from past accidents.
But it's too soon to know what changes the focus she incidence might bring to the US.
Some residents living in the shadow of Indian point are concerns.
You think you're gonna be -- nothing's gonna happen but then once you see it happen.
You really starts -- that is and that nervous energy has not gone unnoticed.
We understand your need to hear from us about the safety of the -- point Entergy spokesman Jim -- tells fox communicating with the public is a priority.
We buy -- stations newspapers airtime on radio.
We include what we think are important factual messages that can reassure people.
In addition to reminding the public Indian point was designed to withstand earthquakes floods and terrorist acts there are safety and emergency drills four times a year and every five weeks operators go through classrooms and simulator training for potential emergency disasters.
That's in addition to the federal government assessment that takes place every two years plus regular inspections.
You don't keep your license if you don't demonstrate.
That you have to require to merge two response capabilities.
Still lingering doubts hang heavy in the air.
Westchester County lawmakers want to enlarge the current ten mile evacuation zone around Indian point to fifty miles which would include New York City.
Requiring nearly twenty million people to vacate the area.
A concept Entergy officials say is not necessary and locals say is impossible.
There's just no.
As the debate continues one resident says he can only and -- on faith.
I guess maybe trust in god and you hope that everything will be -- it.
In New York Laura Ingle fox -- it's.
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