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APCC calls for Pilgrim closure

APCC calls for Pilgrim closure

The Association for the Preservation of Cape Cod has released their study:
http://www.apcc.org/documents/pdfs/statements/2014/March/Pilgrim-3-17-14.pdf

“Based on the importance of Cape Cod’s natural resources and the impacts and threats posed by Pilgrim, APCC calls on public officials and regulatory agencies to revoke Pilgrim’s permits and to require that Pilgrim be decommissioned in the shortest time and safest manner feasible.…

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Entergy to Close, Decommission Vermont Yankee

Entergy to Close, Decommission Vermont Yankee

Decision driven by sustained low power prices, high cost structure and wholesale electricity market design flaws for Vermont Yankee plant – Focus to remain on safety during remaining operation and after shutdown

(PRNewswire) NEW ORLEANS – Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today said it plans to close and decommission its Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon, Vt.…

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Plymouth ZBA Will Determine Permitting of Nuclear Waste Facility

Plymouth ZBA Will Determine Permitting of Nuclear Waste Facility

PLYMOUTH, MA – The Plymouth Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a hearing on June 12, 2013, on Entergy Corporation’s failure to obtain a special permit for its long-term “dry cask” storage facility at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth.

“Dry cask storage is a preferred method for storing Pilgrim’s spent nuclear fuel, but it must be done right,” said Meg Sheehan,of EcoLaw, a non-profit group that is providing volunteer legal service.…

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Cape Codders Vote to Close Pilgrim

Cape Codders Vote to Close Pilgrim

14 Cape Cod Towns pass a public advisory question to close the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.

CAPE COD, MA – The results are in and Cape Cod residents have spoken. Last night Falmouth, Yarmouth, Brewster, Orleans and Harwich voters passed a public advisory question to call on Governor Patrick to request the Nuclear Regulatory Commission uphold their mandate to close the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station because the public safety of Cape Cod cannot be assured.…

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Local Residents Challenge Entergy’s Zoning Permit for Nuclear Waste Storage at Pilgrim in Plymouth

Local Residents Challenge Entergy’s Zoning Permit for Nuclear Waste Storage at Pilgrim in Plymouth

PLYMOUTH – A group of local residents has appealed a Plymouth zoning permit granted to Entergy Nuclear Generating Corporation (Entergy). The zoning permit, granted without any public hearing, gives Entergy the right to have a long-term high-level nuclear waste storage facility at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Pilgrim’s operating license will expire in 2032.…

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