The American Red Cross has announced this years Full Scale Exercise. This year’s disaster will be an incident at the Indian Point Plant.
A substantial degradation of the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant in Buchanan, NY simulation is scheduled to occur late Friday evening, September 16th. On Saturday, September 17th, a simulated Unusual Event (NUE) will be declared. Indian Point Emergency Operations will Notify NY & NJ State, Rockland, Orange, Putnam, and Bergen counties.
We expect to be ACTIVATED on Saturday, Sept. 17th, 2016 from 0800 to 1630 hrs. There will be locations throughout the Region. Confirmed as of now is Manhattan and Sullivan Counties. Scheduled are 2 shelters on Long Island and 2 other shelters and a reception center upstate.
An added twist to this year’s exercise is adding another Red Cross Region – New Jersey to the mix.
Stay tuned for updates…..