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Patrick Shares Concerns With NRC About Pilgrim Nuclear Plant

 Gov. Deval Patrick has written the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, expressing concerns about the safety of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth. 
 
    Patrick was fulfilling a promise he made earlier this month after meeting with the head of a group of Cape Cod residents hoping to close the plant

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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant / Getty Images
Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant / Getty Images

Activists To Push for Closing Of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant

Residents from across Cape Cod are planning to converge on the Statehouse to call on Gov. Deval Patrick to help shut down the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth.
 
    Activists are tying their visit Monday to the eve of the third anniversary of the meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear power plants in Japan

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Getty Images

New Report Outlines Safety Violations At Pilgrim Nuclear Plant

 

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 nuclear plants across the country varies dramatically from region to region.
 

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flickr - Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station

Mass. Nuclear Plant Shut Down After Electric Issue

The Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth remains off line a day after it was shut down because of a problem with the electrical system that runs the pumps that supply cooling water to the reactor core

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Entergy Photo

Pilgrim Nuclear Plant Reduces Power Output

The Pilgrim nuclear power plant has been forced to reduce its power output after this week's heat wave made Cape Cod Bay water too warm to use for cooling the reactor.
 
    A spokeswoman for the Plymouth plant's owner, Entergy, confirmed that the power plant reduced its output by 15 percent Wednesday

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H.C. Williams/flickr

“Dirty Dozen” Report Lists New Bedford as Major Pollution Contributor

The Toxics Action Center organization has once again recognized New England's twelve worst polluters through their annual "Dirty Dozen" report.

The report, released today, lists several local sites which public health and environmental non-profit officials say have failed to take appropriate action to address their pollution problems

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