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Provincetown Leads the Way by Passing Town Article to Close Pilgrim

Provincetown Leads the Way by Passing Town Article to Close Pilgrim

Article passes by a vote of 197 to 2

CAPE COD, MASSACHUSETTS – Provincetown town meeting members voted 197-2 on Wednesday April 3, 2013 to call on Governor Deval Patrick to request the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) close Entergy’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station (PNPS).

Cape Downwinders initiated a Cape-wide petition to give citizens a voice for public health and safety with twelve Cape Cod towns having the public advisory question on a ballot or warrant.…

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Citizen Groups Spotlight Unlawful Construction of a Nuclear Waste Storage Facility at Entergy Corp’s Pilgrim Station

Citizen Groups Spotlight Unlawful Construction of a Nuclear Waste Storage Facility at Entergy Corp’s Pilgrim Station

Additional concerns focus on the lack of oversight by local and federal authorities and possible improper use of public funds

Group Letters to NRC

PLYMOUTH, MA – Local citizen advocacy organizations Pilgrim Coalition, Pilgrim Watch and EcoLaw announced today that they have called upon the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to immediately enforce its own regulations regarding the construction of a nuclear waste storage facility at Entergy Corporation’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant.…

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Groups Say Entergy’s Pilgrim Nuclear Should Close During Upcoming Historic Winter Storm

Groups Say Entergy’s Pilgrim Nuclear Should Close During Upcoming Historic Winter Storm

The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station on Cape Cod Bay is directly in the path of the historic winter storm due to hit Plymouth, Mass. starting Friday. According to information from the National Weather Service, there could bewidespread prolonged power outages, coastal flooding and erosion, and hurricane force winds.

Local groups have asked the U.S.…

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MA Emergency Management Agency to Cape Cod Citizens: No Escape From The Cape if Nuclear Disaster

MA Emergency Management Agency to Cape Cod Citizens: No Escape From The Cape if Nuclear Disaster

BOURNE, MA — Last week a Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) official told local officials and residents that the state agency is considering working on a traffic plan that would essentially ask Cape Codders to stay in place were a radiological accident to happen at Entergy’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station (PNPS) in Plymouth.…

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Entergy Water Pollution at Pilgrim Nuclear Is Subject of Federal Notice of Intent to Sue for $831 Million In Penalties

Entergy Water Pollution at Pilgrim Nuclear Is Subject of Federal Notice of Intent to Sue for $831 Million In Penalties

PLYMOUTH, MA — Entergy Corporation could be could be liable for up to $831,325,000.00 in civil penalties for polluting Cape Cod Bay at its Pilgrim nuclear reactor. According to a letter sent to the company and federal officials on October 5, 2012 by local residents, since 1996, there have been 33,253 violations of the federal Clean Water Act at the Pilgrim station.…

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