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OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: Pilgrim’s Cancers – ‘Tobacco Science’ versus fact

OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: Pilgrim’s Cancers – ‘Tobacco Science’ versus fact

Industries that can harm the public have “tobacco scientists” and lobbyists to promote their message. The Pilgrim nuclear plant is no exception, and denies the pattern of radiation-linked cancers and disease around it.

Industries that can harm the public have “tobacco scientists” and lobbyists to promote their message. The Pilgrim nuclear plant is no exception, and denies the pattern of radiation-linked cancers and disease around it.…

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Newsletter: April 2014

Newsletter: April 2014

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In This Issue:

  • Recent videos from our April 2nd meeting & PC on Marshfield’s Talk of the Town
  • A Hero Has Fallen: Wedge Bramhall
  • Earth Day event on April 22: Present and Future of Renewable Energy in MA in the Context of Climate Change
  • Webinar on April 24: NRC Presents: Dry Cask Storage of Nuclear Fuel at Pilgrim
  • May 3: PC tabling at Wake Up the Earth Festival
  • Entergy has applied to eliminate offsite emergency planning at Vermont Yankee – a preview of what will happen here?
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    Important Bills Concerning Nuclear Health & Safety Under Consideration

    Important Bills Concerning Nuclear Health & Safety Under Consideration

    Right now, 5 very important bills are under consideration that will increase public safety and protect public health. If they pass, it will cost Entergy a hefty sum of money to implement.

    Bill H.2045 188th – An Act increasing nuclear power plant protections to a twenty mile radius
    (Current) Sponsors: Sarah Peake & Ann Margaret Ferrante
    https://malegislature.gov/Bills/188/House/H2045

    Bill H.1906 1188th – An Act increasing nuclear power plant protections to a twenty mile radius
    (Current) Sponsor: James Cantwell
    https://malegislature.gov/Bills/188/House/H1906

    Bill H.1907 188th – An Act to amend Section 5K(E) of Chapter 111
    (Current) Sponsor: James Cantwell
    https://malegislature.gov/Bills/188/House/H1907
    Asks to increase Massachusetts Department of Health’s (MDPH) assessment from a maximum $180,000 per annum, to an initial assessment of not less than $400,000 per facility.…

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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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