NRC caves, Entergy wins… for now.
Despite outstanding contentions on safety and environmental issues; ongoing damage to humans and the marine resources of Cape Cod Bay; critical needs for safety upgrades and improved storage of on-site high-level radioactive waste; lingering worker issues; and plain old commonsense and reason — the NRC issued an outdated and ill-conceived license for Pilgrim to continue to operate for the next twenty years.
Next time you power up a light bulb or any other electrical demand—ask yourself — do I really need to do this? POWER DOWN! And remember: “We are their Yucca Mountain!”
May 24, 2012: Issuance of Renewed Facility Operating License for PNPS