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Nuclear plant north of NYC back online

In this file photo, Indian Point nuclear power plant's containment silos, seen here, rise above the skyline along the Hudson River in Buchanan, N.Y. Indian Point 2 is now back online after a Nov. 7 transformer explosion shut down the plant.

In this file photo, Indian Point nuclear power plant's containment silos, seen here, rise above the skyline along the Hudson River in Buchanan, N.Y. Indian Point 2 is now back online after a Nov. 7 transformer explosion shut down the plant.  (AP)

A nuclear power plant north of New York City is operating again after being shut down by a transformer explosion earlier this month.

The plant owner, Entergy Corp., says Indian Point 2 went online Wednesday morning.

It says the Nov. 7 blast was due to a failed high voltage bushing. Bushings connect the transformer to the overhead lines that carry electricity to the main electrical grid.

The plant automatically shut down following the explosion. No one was injured.

Indian Point 3 continued to operate normally.

The power plant is 24 miles north of the city.