Greene County Nuclear Power Plant

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The Greene County Nuclear Power Plant was proposed in 1974 by the Power Authority of the State of New York. A single 1,212 MWe Babcock & Wilcox pressurized water reactor was to be built approximately 5 miles south of Catskill, New York on the western shore of the Hudson River,Coordinates: 42°09′00″N 73°54′41″W / 42.15000°N 73.91139°W / 42.15000; -73.91139[1] but the plant proposal was canceled in 1979, largely due to concerns over social and economic disruptions to the local communities.[2] [3]

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  1. ^ Fred A Heddleson (June 1976). Design Data and Safety Features of Commerical Nuclear Power Plants (Report). National Safety Information Center. pp. 163. ORNL/NSIC-96. http://www.iaea.org/inis/collection/NCLCollectionStore/_Public/07/279/7279213.pdf. Retrieved December 2014.
  2. ^ Nuclear Power Generation and Fuel Cycle Report 1997 p. 63.
  3. ^ Peelle, E. 1980. Socioeconomic impact assessment and nuclear power plant licensing, Greene County, New York. Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (USA)

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