Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station is under scrutiny after the Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced it was downgrading the station’s safety rating. It now sits in the next-to-lowest performance category.
The move comes after unplanned shutdowns and problems with the plant’s safety relief valves. This makes the 43-year old Pilgrim plant one of three nuclear power reactors in the country that are ranked in the second-lowest category.
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