Following a recent transformer failure at Indian Point nuclear power plant, that resulted in nearly 3 thousand gallons of transformer oil leaking into the Hudson River. 8 thousand gallons burned or cleaned up before reaching the river, and plant operators are continuing to contain the remaining 13 thousand gallons, which according to officials with the plant will most likely be underground. The Federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission stated that they will be launching an investigation into the May 9th incident, where water in a supply room caused a power failure to equipment that controls plant safety measures. The inspection is set to determine what caused the fire and explosion that shut down reactor 3, and why water was in the room, NRC officials stated that the equipment was not sustain any water damage, but it will be included in the investigation to be sure.
Back for more! The Rockland Riff Radio show already popped its cherry with some deep cut tunes from the James Gang, Captain Beyond, Godsmack and Porno for Pyros – but we just couldn’t get enough the first time around. So we’re here to rock it out with round 2!
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According to Clarkstown Police three men were arrested in connection to a string of fires in recent months. Police stated that 33-year old Jesse Wickes, 30-year old Seth Levy, and 39-year old Kenneth Tagle were all arrested after an investigation led to suspicion that they were purposely setting fires in garbage cans and vehicles over the past seven months. No injuries have not released any motives as of yet. All three men are facing charges of third-degree arson, as well as two misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief and were arraigned and held in Rockland County Jail on $5,000 bail.