Pilgrim Plant may need more oversight, regulators say

Inspection report looking at January blizzard shutdown comes a week after meeting between plant opponents and state officials

By Christine Legere

PLYMOUTH — In a 68-page inspection report released Wednesday, federal regulators say Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station may be subjected to even tighter oversight based on the glitches that occurred after the reactor shut down during the Jan.… Continue reading...

Groups call for action from MA Governor

After the January 1st scram, and then the February 15th shutdown at Pilgrim during the two winter storms, Cape Downwinders, MA Downwinders, Boston Downwinders, MAPA, Occupy Hingham, and On Behalf of Planet Earth hand delivered a letter to the Governor on March 11, 2015 calling on him to follow with a letter to the NRC as his predecessor Governor Patrick had done on our behalf.… Continue reading...

CAPE DOWNWINDERS: ‘Mad as Hell Mother’s Day Rumble’ leads to two arrests

By Frank Mand, OCM

PLYMOUTH – They were at it again Sunday. For the fourth year running, the Cape Downwinders – a Cape Cod-based, anti-Pilgrim nuclear plant group – visited Manomet for Mother’s Day to sing, chant and protest, then march to the gates of the plant on Rocky Hill Road and offer up a human sacrifice, of sorts.… Continue reading...