Report Released Documenting Marine Destruction and Pollution of Cape Cod Bay by Entergy’s Pilgrim Nuclear

Regulators Should Terminate Pilgrim’s Clean Water Act Permit

A scathing new report entitled Entergy, Our Bay is Not Your Dump: A Call to EPA and MassDEP to Terminate Entergy’s Clean Water Act Permit for Pilgrim Nuclear and end the Destruction and Pollution of Cape Cod Bay was released today by Cape Cod Bay Watch, in recognition of World Oceans Day. … 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...

Pilgrim Efficiency Study

LICENSED and PERMITTED THERMAL POLLUTION of Cape Cod Bay by Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station (PNPS)

“Facts to Consider” (1

Downloads:  “Facts to Consider” (MS Word)  |  Efficiency Chart (PDF)


Efficiency:

  • PNPS is licensed by the U.S Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to produce up to 2028 MWt (million watts thermal) of heat with its GE Mark 1 Boiling Water Reactor and use that power to generate up to 690 MWe (million watts electric) of electricity.
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Cape Downwinders to NRC: No Escape from the Cape

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CDs to the NRC: No Escape from the Cape (PDF)

Table of Contents:

Section I Letter to the NRC

Document: Letter from Diane Turco and William Maurer of the Cape Downwinders, a Cape Cod and Islands citizens’ group, to officers of the NRC, FEMA and MEMA, re: The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station (PNPS) following the meeting with NRC Chairman Allison Macfarlane on April 21, 2014.… Continue reading...

Fukushima: NRC Provides Protective Action Recommendations Based on U.S. Guidelines

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No. 11-050
March 16, 2011

NRC PROVIDES PROTECTIVE ACTION RECOMMENDATIONS BASED ON U.S. GUIDELINES

Under the guidelines for public safety that would be used in the United States under similar circumstances, the NRC believes it is appropriate for U.S.… Continue reading...