This chronology attempts to capture the major milestones related to Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station beginning with the Town of Plymouth’s granting of a special permit to Boston Edison to construct a nuclear power facility in 1967, and ending with Entergy’s announcement on October 13, 2015 that Pilgrim will close no later than June 2019.…Keep reading →
We are petitioning to demand the Nuclear Regulatory Commission close Pilgrim now.
We are petitioning you to demand the Nuclear Regulatory Commission close Pilgrim now! Not in 2019!
THE REAL Entergy narrative is not “Pilgrim nuclear plant will shut by mid-2019; (Page A1, Oct. 14), but the fact it will continue to operate a degraded and dangerous nuclear reactor for profit for four more years.…Keep reading →
Cape Downwinders deliver a letter to Governor Baker asking him to use his authority and request the NRC close Pilgrim now
BOSTON, MA — Today at 11:30 am, Cape Downwinders will be delivering a letter to Governor Baker asking him to use his authority and call on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to close the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station immediately.
Yesterday the NRC issued the Mid-Cycle Assessment of Entergy’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth and their poor assessment places them in a category of the worst performing nuclear power stations in the United States.…Keep reading →
In This Issue:
PLYMOUTH — The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station’s reactor automatically shut down late Saturday, avoiding a potentially dangerous situation when a valve that regulates the steam transfer from the reactor to the turbine closed when it should have remained open.
It marks the third time this calendar year that the plant has been forced to shut down due to mechanical failures.…Keep reading →