Nuclear Power

The San Onofre and Diablo Canyon nuclear power plants. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury Limits

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.


The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant, seen here on January 5, 2004. (Photo by Michael Springer/Getty Images)

Vermont, Entergy Announce Deal On Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning

The state of Vermont and Entergy have announced a deal on decommissioning the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station.


NextEra Energy and Utility Workers Union of America Local 555 have reached a contract deal. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Seabrook Nuclear Plant Owner, Union Reach Contract Deal

The owners of the Seabrook Station nuclear power plant and the union representing 226 workers reached a contract agreement Sunday to avert a lockout.


(Photo Credit: Kim Tunnicliffe)

NightSide – Anna Baker And Ted Bosen Join Dan Rea To Discuss The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station

Is The Nuclear Power Plant In Plymouth Safe?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/30/2012

(Photo Credit: Kim Tunnicliffe)

Year After Japan Nuclear Meltdown, Group Protests Outside Pilgrim Nuclear Plant

A group that monitors nuclear facilities demonstrated outside Pilgrim Nuclear Plant on Sunday, the one-year anniversary of the the Fukushima nuclear power plant meltdown in Japan.


Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant

Plymouth Nuclear Plant Shut Down For Small Leak

The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth has been shut down after what officials call “a small leak of radioactive steam in a safety relief valve.”


Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant

NRC Sends Inspection Team To Pilgrim Nuclear Plant

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has sent a three-member inspection team to the Pilgrim nuclear power plant to try and figure out what led to an automatic shutdown last week.


Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant

SJC Rules State Can Regulate Plymouth Nuke Water Intake System

The state’s highest court has ruled that Massachusetts environmental officials have the power to regulate a water intake system used by the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth.


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NightSide – Dan Rea Hosts A Debate About Nuclear Power With John Rosenthal And Marc Goldsmith

Dan Rea hosts a debate about nuclear power with John Rosenthal and Marc Goldsmith.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/08/2011

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Officials: Low Levels Of Radiation From Japan Found In Mass. Rainwater Sample

Low concentrations of radioiodine likely associated with the nuclear power plant issues in Japan were found in a sample of precipitation, state health officials announced on Sunday.