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12 Protesters Found Guilty Of Trespassing At Pilgrim Nuclear

12 Protesters Found Guilty Of Trespassing At Pilgrim Nuclear

PLYMOUTH, Mass. — Twelve Cape Cod residents were found guilty Friday in Plymouth District Court for illegally entering the grounds of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant. The defendants admitted to trespassing at the Plymouth facility, but used the seldom argued necessity defense,... Keep reading →

APCC calls for Pilgrim closure

APCC calls for Pilgrim closure

The Association for the Preservation of Cape Cod has released their study: http://www.apcc.org/documents/pdfs/statements/2014/March/Pilgrim-3-17-14.pdf “Based on the importance of Cape Cod’s natural resources and the impacts and threats posed by Pilgrim, APCC calls on public officials and regulatory agencies to revoke Pilgrim’s permits... Keep reading →

Fukushima – weighing risks, offering options

Fukushima – weighing risks, offering options

March 11 will be the second anniversary of the devastation of the nuclear power facility in Fukushima, Japan. I hope all Kingstonians will take a minute to contemplate how that disaster – half a world away – holds important lessons for us.... Keep reading →

Another close call at Pilgrim

Another close call at Pilgrim

For the second time in two weeks, Entergy’s Pilgrim nuclear reactor experienced an “event” requiring notification to the NRC. The scram discharge volume valve (valve CV-302-22B) failed on March 1, 2013 and February 18, 2013. NRC Event Notification Reports According to the... Keep reading →