Boston: Nuclear Activists Present Referendum Results to Governor

Today, nuclear activists, The Cape Downwinders will be submitting to Governor Baker referendum results from several town ballots that implore the governor to consider public safety in the movement of spent fuel rods from Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.

The non-binding, public opinion ballot question created by the activists passed in all of the 14 towns that voted this year.

John Gauley of Hingham wants the Governor to follow the example of an American president when dealing with issues at Pilgrim and public safety:

Elaine Dickinson hopes that the governor hears the voices of the people:

The Cape Downwinders submitted similar campaign results to the Governor back in 2013, a ballot question asking for the closure of Pilgrim that passed in 20 towns.

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About Mimi Walker

Mimi Walker is a 2016 graduate from Emerson College, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism. While at Emerson, she was both an avid reporter and an on-air music personality at 88.9 WERS, Emerson’s long-running radio station. She also wrote for several on-campus publications. She covered the 2015 Edward R. Murrow awards in New York City, and had previous internships at 103.3 AMP radio and at Seacrest Studios in Boston Children’s Hospital (as well as with Rob and Lisa on the South Shore Morning News!) Her proudest academic achievement is being a TOMODACHI scholar and contributing to an iBook about American Senator and war hero Daniel Inouye, which led her all across Japan in her many school travels. Thanks to her time in Japan, and a semester abroad in the Netherlands, Mimi has an appetite for stories and all kinds of art across the globe.