By Mark Cooper, July 18, 2013
Senior Fellow for Economic Analysis, Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School
An opinion series dedicated to issues and events related to Entergy’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, published by Gatehouse Media.
October 2012 – July 2015
Table of Contents ( view/download PDF )
2012 … 1
America’s Hometown Goes Nuclear (Oct.) … 1
Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, Fukushima….Plymouth?… Continue reading... “Of Nuclear Interest Articles”
Read in full: Testimony from Cape Downwinders (PDF)
Excerpt from William Maurer:
Coverage Analysis of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station (PNPS)
Current Radiological Monitoring Stations relative to Cape Cod
The current locations of PNPS monitoring stations create a blind spot on the Cape Cod Bay side of the plant because existing monitoring stations are located only on land.… Continue reading... “Testimony in favor of H2030 – An Act relative to radiological monitoring”
By Jan Beyea, Ph.D., May 25, 2006
Read the full report here (PDF)… Continue reading... “Report to the MA Attorney General on the Potential Consequences of a Spent Fuel Pool Fire at the Pilgrim or Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant”
March 6, 2015 — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued annual letters to the nation’s 100 commercial nuclear power plants operating in 2014 regarding their performance throughout the year. As of the end of December, 94 plants were in the two highest performance categories.… Continue reading... “NRC Issues Annual Assessments for Nation’s Nuclear Plants”
Produced by Marilyn and Dan Brielmann of e-Awakening.com, this half-hour special documents Dan’s video journal of the 54 mile march from Plymouth to Boston in June 2015. He interviewed many of the marchers and put together a powerful story about the motivations that drive these activists.… Continue reading... “Documentary: The March to Shut Down Pilgrim”
Introduction: At the request of the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and Entergy, KLD has conducted a telephone survey to obtain demographic information about Cape Cod residents regarding emergency planning. This memo documents the telephone survey results.
The survey was designed to elicit information from the public concerning household demographics and reactions during emergencies.… Continue reading... “Cape Cod Telephone Survey Results”
Closing Pilgrim Nuclear solves only one of our largest safety issues.
By Brian E. Boyle, Ph.D.
Almost 400 years ago, the Pilgrims landed on the eastern shore of Cape Cod Bay, met the Wampanoag Tribe, and settled in Plymouth on the mainland side of Cape Cod Bay.… Continue reading... “Pilgrim Nuclear’s Toxic Waste Problem”
Dear Cape Downwinders,
This past spring has been a very busy time as we continue our work to close Pilgrim. A meeting with Governor Baker’s staff, Mad As Hell Mother’s Day rally with two activists heading to court July 15, the March For Our Children raising awareness on the South Shore and Boston, and Rally at the State House bringing together former Governor Mike Dukakis, Senator Wolf, and activisits across the state calling for the closing of Pilgrim, and lobby days at the State House to support legislation that has languished in years past have been some of the actions and efforts CDW activists have been organizing and doing.… Continue reading... “Cape Downwinders Newsletter: June/July 2015”