Good Friday morning. Here’s a look at opinion content published today in The Journal News:
Indian Point and Japan: Editorial
We comment on Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko’s Wednesday visit to the Indian Point. In remarks to the press, Jaczko affirmed that comparisons between the Buchanan facility and Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi reactors are unfounded. Still, we conclude lessons can be learned from the disaster in Japan. We write:
…No matter how long the Indian Point plants remain on the Hudson — or how much confidence the NRC has in the local operations — federal regulators and the plants’ operators have a duty to learn from Fukushima and the painful lessons it has taught.
Tweak government merger law: Editorial, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Why New Yorkers hate New York: Editorial, Daily News
Don’t hamstring consumer bureau: Editorial, Newsday
Cuomo must stay firm on tobacco tax: Editorial, Utica Observer-Dispatch