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Newsletter: April 2015

Newsletter: April 2015

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In This Issue:

  • PC is receiving an award!
  • Democratic Forum: Barnstable and the Pilgrim Nuclear Plant: What’s Important for Residents to Know? (April 8)
  • Public Hearing: DEP on MA Clean Energy Standard (April 14/15/16)
  • Presentation: Living in the shadow of a nuclear power plant (April 19)
  • Should the state advocate for closure of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station?
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    Pending Nuclear Bills on Beacon Hill

    Here are three ways you can support the nuclear bills pending in the state house:

    1. Attend hearings and provide testimony in person. To learn the time and location of hearings, go to the state’s bill search page HERE. In the search box enter either the bill number or keyword, “nuclear.” You can also use the links provided below.
    2. Email the Joint Committees that are hearing the bills and ask for their support. You can contact the Committee Chairs or some or all members. See below for contact details.
    3. Email your State Representatives and Senator and ask them to get on board. Request a copy of their testimony. Find your legislators HERE.
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    Vote for Pilgrim Coalition!

    Vote for Pilgrim Coalition!

    Hi everyone,

    The Boston Globe GRANT program (Globe Readers And Non-profits Together) just informed us that ONLY Boston Globe subscribers are eligible to earn credit for our ad space in the Globe. If you have already emailed your vote and are not a subscriber, don’t worry.

    We need a total of $1,000 worth of votes (7-day subscriber votes are worth $100; Sunday and online subscriber votes are worth $50) in order to get ad space.…

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    OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: Pilgrim Juno scram linked to history of prior failures

    OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: Pilgrim Juno scram linked to history of prior failures

    On Tuesday, Jan. 27, when winter storm Juno hit Entergy’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station (PNPS) in Plymouth, it caused an emergency “scram,” also called a “reactor trip” and more simply known as an unplanned shutdown. Unplanned shutdowns present a risk to public safety, especially when efforts to control reactor temperature and pressure during an unplanned shutdown are complicated by multiple critical equipment failures, as was the case at PNPS during Juno.…

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