Buchanan – The Indian Point Energy Center emergency notification sirens will
sound during a test of the system on Wednesday, February 19 between 10:30 a.m.
and 11:00 a.m.
As part of this test, sirens will sound at full-volume for approximately four
minutes in Westchester, Rockland, Orange and Putnam counties.
Because this is only a test, the public is not required to respond during the
PLEASE NOTE: Sirens are not a signal to evacuate. In an actual emergency the
sirens would sound to alert the public to tune in to a local EAS radio or
television station for important information and direction. These stations are
listed in the emergency planning booklet mailed to households and businesses in
the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone around Indian Point. An electronic version
of the booklet is posted on the Indian Point web site,
Additional information about emergency planning related to Indian Point can be
found on the New York State Office of Emergency Management’s website,
Indian Point Energy Center, in Buchanan, N.Y., is home to two operating nuclear
power plants, unit 2 and unit 3, which generate approximately 2,000 megawatts of
electricity for homes, businesses and public facilities primarily in New York
City and Westchester County.
Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of
electric generating capacity, including more than 10,000 megawatts of nuclear
power, making it one of the nation’s leading nuclear generators. Entergy
delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana,
Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $10 billion and
approximately 15,000 employees.
Entergy’s online address is www.entergy.com
Indian Point Energy Center’s online address is