Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant
A massive snowstorm packing hurricane-force winds has knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of customers in Massachusetts and has shuttered a nuclear power plant.
Hundreds of picketers lined up outside the state’s only nuclear power plant after a disagreement with their employer Wednesday.
A spokesman says Louisiana-based Entergy will continue to negotiate for a contract with its union-represented employees at the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth.
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.”
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.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to delay a decision on relicensing for the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth pending a review of safety at the facility.
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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