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The $971.6 million project will expand and replace parts of an existing natural gas pipeline in four states—New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts—to carry additional natural gas north from Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale.
The company says the issue did not impact public safety. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is not reassured and calls for the plant's license to not be renewed.
Entergy in a federal lawsuit wants New York state's objection to the relicensing of Indian Point nuclear reactors to be withdrawn.
Workers removed electrical insulators from transmission lines and will inspect them for a possible cause to the electrical fault that shut down Unit 3.
This outage is the second occurrence in 10 days that one of two reactors at the Indian Point Energy Center nuclear power plant has been forced to shut down.
The loss in power caused about 10 rods to descend, as designed, into the nuclear fuel core of the reactor.
Plant closing in Vernon, Vt. won't affect Buchanan's Indian Point, according to Entergy.
Daniel Wilson, chemistry manager from 2007-2012, accused of fabricating test results to prevent shutdown of plant by Nuclear Regulatory Commission.