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Briefing Date:06/05/2006
Topic:Alternatives to the Indian Point Energy Center for Meeting New York Electric Power Needs

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
Board on Energy and Environmental Systems
Committee on Alternatives to Indian Point for Meeting Energy Needs

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Congressional Briefing
Monday, June 5, 2006
1116A Longworth House Office Bldg. – 3:30 p.m.

on

Alternatives to the Indian Point Energy Center

for Meeting New York Electric Power Needs

This new report assesses replacement options for the Indian Point Energy Center nuclear plant in Buchanan, N.Y., and compares them with the continued operation of the reactors. Alternatives evaluated include natural gas, coal, renewable energy, and new transmission lines to import power.

This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on June 6, 2006 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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