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  1. Newly Discovered Seismic Fault Could Threaten Indian Point

    Earthquake risks in the greater New York City area are reassessed in a major study released today by a team of seismologists based at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, N.Y. Though the report reaffirms that large earthquakes are relatively rare in New York, it finds that fault patterns are more complex than previously appreciated. In particular, two fault systems are found to converge very close to the controversial Indian Point nuclear power plant, 24 miles north of the city.

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