Plymouth Votes to ask NRC to Suspend Relicensing of Pilgrim Reactor

PLYMOUTH, MA — Residents voted Saturday to call upon the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to suspend action on the relicensing of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station until safety improvements are fully implemented.

“We are extremely pleased that the public has recognized the seriousness of the safety aspects of the Pilgrim reactor,” said Theodore Bosen, who represents Freeze Pilgrim, the organization which sponsored the question on the ballot.…

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