Plymouth: Decommissioning of Pilgrim Under Review

Could the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant close sooner than May of 2019? And could someone other than Entergy, its owner, decommission it?

Plymouth’s Entergy Working Group received a firm maybe to both questions Tuesday.

Early results of a plant inspection have shown serious deficiencies and two other plants have hired third party companies that specialize in decommissioning.

WATD’s Charles Mathewson spoke with committee chairman Ken Tavares:

 

About Charles Mathewson

Charles Mathewson worked in print journalism for more than two decades as a reporter and editor, and has won several regional and national awards. He resides in Plymouth where he writes fiction and paints, when not producing award-winning news as a reporter for WATD.