NYC protest over Indian Point Nuclear Plant

April 2, 2011 3:59:41 PM PDT
In a show of solidarity with the victims in Japan, dozens of people rallied on Saturday in Union Square.

In the wake of the problems with Japan's nuclear power plants, anti-nuclear protestors are calling for the closure of the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant here.

New York City is just 24 miles downwind of Indian Point and in the event of a nuclear accident protestors say it is impossible to evacuate 10 million people.

The demonstrators believe nuclear power is inherently unsafe and should be replaced with renewable sources of energy.