2013-04-10 / Front Page
Odell vetoes Indian Point evacuation zone legislation
Says key views not sought by lawmakers
County Executive Mary Ellen Odell has vetoed a request approved by the Putnam Legislature that called on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to expand the emergency evacuation zone around Indian Point from 10 miles to 50 miles. She said more input is needed from stakeholders, including Indian Point’s owner.The nine-member governing body approved the resolution earlier this month.