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Nuclear waste from scrapped Plymouth subs to be sent up country via The Herald

[…] Radioactive fuel cells on a dozen disused nuclear submarines languishing in Plymouth are to be removed and taken to a site in the North of England for storage and eventual disposal. The Ministry of Defence yesterday revealed the fate … Continue reading

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After Pilgrim closes, a nuclear graveyard via The Boston Globe

CRITICS OF the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth — and there are many — have long portrayed it as a catastrophe waiting to happen. Their doomsday scenarios depict an accident or terrorist attack that causes a massive radiation leak, … Continue reading

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Pilgrim nuclear plant a scary prospect for South Shore via The Boston Globe

By Thomas Farragher […] There’s no way to sugar coat the electric news flowing out of Entergy Corp.’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station these days. A quick recap: There have been a series of unplanned shutdowns of the Plymouth plant’s reactor … Continue reading

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Report: Pilgrim had 110 violations from 2000-2012 via Cape Cod Times

BOSTON – The Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth experienced 108 lower-level and two higher-level safety violations from 2000 through 2012. The violations were included in a congressional study expected to be released this month showing that safety violations at … Continue reading

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Decision to test the dismantling of nuclear submarines in Rosyth ‘right’ via The Courier.UK

A proposal to put the dismantling of redundant nuclear submarines to the test at Rosyth in Fife is the “right decision”, the local MP Thomas Docherty has said. Defence Minister Philip Dunne has announced that redundant nuclear submarine dismantling would … Continue reading

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Pilgrim Nuclear in Path of Historic Winter Storm via Cape Cod Bay Watch

During a conference call today, NOAA officials described the impacts of the “historic winter storm” that is due to hit eastern Massachusetts starting Friday, February 8, 2013.  NOAA’s slides are here: NOAA Analysis Feb 6 2013 Entergy’s Pilgrim nuclear reactor in … Continue reading

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Official: Cape lacks nuke evacuation plan via Official

HARWICH — State officials have heard plenty from Cape Cod residents who are worried about what would happen here if there were an accident at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth. On Wednesday the head of the state’s emergency … Continue reading

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Coalition aims for nuclear waste safety via The Boston Globe

Group targets storage of spent nuclear fuel Plymouth officials have embarked on an effort to unite communities with nuclear reactors across the country into a coalition that will fight for safer storage of nuclear waste at their plants. Selectwoman Belinda … Continue reading

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