Indian Point Sirens in Orange County to be Tested This Week
A full volume test of Indian Point Energy Center siren system will be conducted throughout the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone, including sirens in Orange County.
The test will be conducted on Wednesday, October, 25 between 10:00 am and 11:00 am.
During this full system activation test, sirens will sound simultaneously for four minutes. the sirens will sound at full volume for the duration of the test.
No action on the part of the public is necessary, or required for this drill.
If the sirens were sounded during an actual emergency, residents would listen to an Emergency Alert System (EAS) radio or television station for information and instructions about any action to be taken.
This test is common to ensure the sirens would work in the event of an actual emergency.
Indian Point Energy Center, is located in Buchanan, NY, is a nuclear powered electric generating facility on the east bank of the Hudson River in Westchester County, close to portions of Rockland, Putnam, and Orange Counties.