Buchanan, N.Y. – Entergy today
announced they are accepting applications for funding through their Safety
Responders Fund. The Safety Responders Fund has awarded more than $1 million to
local fire, police, emergency medical response and other emergency management
organizations since the program’s inception in 2009.
“This program, dedicated for local
responders and emergency personnel in our surrounding communities, has been
greatly received and appreciated by all those it has helped,” said John Ventosa,
site vice president and Entergy’s top official at Indian Point.
The grant program is designed to help
fund training and equipment purchases for first responders in the vicinity of
Indian Point. Fifty-three separate applications have been approved for funding
through the program to date.
For more information about the
program or to apply, please visit
www.safesecurevital.com and click on the community tab.
Entergy Corporation is an integrated
energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail
distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with
approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, and it is the
second-largest nuclear generator in the United States. Entergy delivers
electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi
and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $11 billion and
approximately 15,000 employees.