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New York grants offer $12 million for gas station generators

New York, generators, gas station

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is providing $12 million in grants for the installation of permanent emergency generators at downstate gas stations. A statement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the generators are needed to provide back-up power following major storms. Hundreds of gas stations were without power and customers waited on long lines for weeks at stations that ...

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New communication system installed at nuclear waste dump

New communication system installed at nuclear waste dump

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Workers at the federal government’s underground nuclear waste dump in southern New Mexico will be able to signal officials aboveground in the event of an emergency thanks to a new wireless communication system. The U.S. Department of Energy and the repository’s manager announced the installation of the system Thursday. It includes audible and flashing alarms and ...

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FEMA: Emergency drill at PPL nuclear plant successful

Staff at the PPL Susquehanna Steam nuclear plant in Salem Township and local and state emergency responders are prepared for an emergency situation. Federal Emergency Management Agency Region 3 Spokesman Peter Herrick Jr. said last week’s exercise went well, and that it appears everyone acted in accordance with their emergency plans. As part of the Radiological Emergency Preparedness program, FEMA ...

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