Massachusetts is backing Vermont in its efforts to prevent the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant from operating beyond next March.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission sent a three-member inspection team to the Pilgrim nuclear power plant on Monday to try and figure out what led to an automatic shutdown last week that’s been blamed on human error.
Gov. Deval Patrick and top legislative leaders have sent a letter to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission urging the agency to hold off on Pilgrim’s relicensing request until more is learned from the Japan disaster.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has reported that elevated levels of the radioactive isotope tritium have been detected in a groundwater monitoring well at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth. The NRC says the elevated […]