Duxbury: Decommissioning of Pilgrim Power Plant Forum

Tonight, the Duxbury Nuclear Advisory Committee is hosting a forum centered on the decommissioning of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station and its radiological impacts.

Last fall, Senator Ed Markey was the leading name on a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission from the entire Massachusetts delegation. The letter called for the NRC to deny Entergy’s request for an extension to install critical safety upgrades to the reactor’s vent system.

The NRC went ahead and granted the extension to Entergy just last month, and Senator Markey is not happy:

The Pilgrim Decommissioning Forum will be held in the Ellison Room of the Duxbury Senior Center at 7:30 this evening.


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