The Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth was shut down last weekend so workers could repair what ownership called a small steam leak in the plant’s feed water system.
The announcement that the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant is closing brought cheers from nuclear critics and anguish from the plant’s defenders, but a new fight is brewing over how long its owners should be given to dismantle the reactor.
Vermont’s only nuclear power plant will shut down by the end of next year, ending a nasty legal battle over the future of the 4-decade-old plant, Entergy Corp. announced Tuesday.
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.
The feds have ordered the immediate shutdown of a Wilmington-based limousine service following an investigation that claims its vehicles and drivers pose an imminent hazard to public safety.
Three Boston University students charged in an alleged hazing incident appeared in court on Friday.
The party is over at Alpha Epsilon Pi at Boston University.