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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, declaring they were innocent because they were trying to prevent an imminent public danger.…

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Governor Patrick, Tell NRC to Shut Down Pilgrim (Video)

Governor Patrick, Tell NRC to Shut Down Pilgrim (Video)

A group of Cape Cod residents marched on the Boston State House (March 10, 2014) to call upon Governor Patrick to shut down the outdated, dangerous Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant (PNPP) in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The group presented extracts of official petitions signed by all 15 Cape Cod towns.

Governor Patrick, after speaking that day with Diane Turco, organizer of the rally, agreed to send out a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission requesting that that the plant be shut down because public safety cannot be assured.…

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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 and to require that Pilgrim be decommissioned in the shortest time and safest manner feasible.…

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Deadline for comment on NRC’s nuclear waste confidence draft

Deadline for comment on NRC’s nuclear waste confidence draft

December 20 is the deadline to submit comments to the NRC’s draft GEIS, “Waste Confidence Generic Environmental Impact Statement,” which forms the basis for proposed amendments to the NRC’s regulations pertaining to the environmental impacts of continued storage of spent nuclear fuel beyond a reactor’s licensed life for operation and prior to ultimate disposal.…

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