Hijackers Avoided High-Value Targets
Flew right over Indian Point nuclear power plant.
Union of Concerned Scientists:
- Upwind from midtown Manhattan
- 20 million people live within 50 miles of Indian Point.
- Proximal to major air, sea, rail and highway transportation systems
vital to the regional and national economy.
an attack could result in as many as 44,000 near-term deaths
from acute radiation syndrome
or as many as 518,000 long-term deaths from cancer
among individuals within fifty miles of the plant.