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Alarm about radioactive leak at most contaminated site in U.S. — “We’ve got a problem, this is big”

Alarm about radioactive leak at most contaminated site in U.S. — “We’ve got a problem, this is big”

“You couldn’t find a more perfect radioactive storm … I am alarmed about this on many levels. This raises concerns, not only about the existing leak … but also concerning the integrity of the other single shell tanks of this age.”Gov. Jay Inslee

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The long-delayed cleanup of the nation’s most contaminated nuclear site became the subject of more bad news Friday, when Washington Gov.…

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Bills being introduced in the Massachusetts Statehouse 2013

Bills being introduced in the Massachusetts Statehouse 2013

Representative James Cantwell

House Docket, No. 1972 (PDF)
An Act increasing nuclear power plant protections to a twenty mile radius.

House Docket, No. 2040 (PDF)
Amend Section 5K(E) of Chapter 111 to assess power companies $400,000 per reactor (Pilgrim, VY & Seabrook) to fund DPH radiation control program.

Representative Sarah Peake & Ann-Margaret Ferrante

House Docket, No.

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Legislators Speak Up

Legislators Speak Up

July 27, 2012: Letter from Senator James Eldridge to JRWA & Pilgrim Watch leaders

May 7, 2012: Letter from Governor Deval Patrick to NRC

May 4, 2012: Letter from Senator Therese Murray and State Reps. Vinny deMacedo & Tom Calter to NRC

May 4, 2012: Letter from Congressmen Edward Markey and William Keating to NRC

May 3, 2012: Letter from Senator Dan Wolf to NRC

May 29, 2012: Letter from Senator Dan Wolf to NRC

May 3, 2012: Letter from State Rep.

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Opponent of Pilgrim’s license renewal talks about denied contention, vote by NRC commissioner

Opponent of Pilgrim’s license renewal talks about denied contention, vote by NRC commissioner

On Thursday, the Atomic Safety Licensing Board denied a contention filed by the Jones River Watershed Association. The contention related to environmental effects on Atlantic Sturgeon and herring that call the Jones River home, was denied by the panel for failing to satisfy the criteria for reopening a closed record, and failing to satisfy ‘the (late-filed) contention admissibility criteria.’

Original link: Opponent of Pilgrim's license renewal talks about denied contention, vote by NRC commissioner (May 25, 2012)

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