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Holtec Commits to Not Discharging Contaminated Water into Cape Cod Bay via CapeCod.com

PLYMOUTH – Senator Ed Markey (D – MA) recently led a subcommittee field hearing in Plymouth where the CEO of Holtec International, the owner of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, said the company would not dump one million gallons of radioactive … Continue reading

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Cape Cod Bay in the Crosshairs — Holtec’s Reactor Waste Water Threat via Counterpunch

By John Laforge Still dreaming of a nuclear reactor that is clean, safe and cheap? Holtec Decommissioning International Corp. is trying to turn that dream to a nightmare. The newly minted subsidiary intends to dump roughly one million gallons radioactively … Continue reading

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Holtec Settles Legal Battle with Massachusetts Over $1B Nuclear Plant Cleanup via ENR

Massachusetts officials have dropped a lawsuit against Holtec International, now site owner and intended cleanup manager of the closed Pilgrim Nuclear Plant near Plymouth that allows the $1.13 billion-decontamination and decommissioning of the 670-MW site to move forward to be … Continue reading

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Mass. Congressional Delegation Urges NRC to Reject Pilgrim Request via CapeCod.com

WASHINGTON – The full Massachusetts congressional delegation has asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to deny a request by the owners of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant to delay the implementation of federally-mandated post-Fukushima safety requirements. Earlier this year, plant-owner Entergy … Continue reading

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Documentary on anti-nuclear activism Nov. 21 in Falmouth via the Wicked Local Falmouth

Cinema Politica Cape Cod will present “Radioactivists,” a documentary on anti-nuclear activism in Japan, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21 in the Falmouth Public Library’s Hermann Meeting Room. Following the screening, Karen Valle of the Cape Cod Bay Watch … Continue reading

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OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: Pilgrim’s Cancers – ‘Tobacco Science’ versus fact via Wicked Local Plymouth

Industries that can harm the public have “tobacco scientists” and lobbyists to promote their message. The Pilgrim nuclear plant is no exception, and denies the pattern of radiation-linked cancers and disease around it. A review of Massachusetts Cancer Registry data … Continue reading

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