“This year’s ballot also includes a nonbinding referendum, asking the voters to authorize the selectmen to request the NRC to delay the relicensing of the Pilgrim Station nuclear plant until all of the issues raised by last year’s disaster in Fukushima have been fixed or resolved here at our local power plant.…Keep reading →
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“There are a number of serious concerns that have been raised regarding public safety, public health and the environment, and I request that the NRC thoroughly consider these matters prior to making any decision on Pilgrim’s license renewal application” — Governor Deval PatrickKeep reading
ESA Violation Request & Exhibits (PDF) May 2, 2012
JRWA and Pilgrim Watch filed a legal appeal with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in May of 2012 claiming that the NRC, Entergy, and USFWS violated the Endangered Species Act by finding that relicensing of Pilgrim will have “no effect” on the roseate tern.…Keep reading →
Plymouth if a new contract is not approved before the current agreement ends.The vote means workers could strike if a deal isn’t reached before the current union contract expires May 15.
The measure to give union leaders the power to call a strike passed overwhelmingly, said union spokeswoman Laura Wareck.…Keep reading →