Pilgrim Nuclear’s Toxic Waste Problem

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. At about the same time, the Navajo Tribe was settling the lands of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah.

That seemed like a long time ago, but it isn’t when compared to the 10,000-year and more half-life of the radioactive fuel from a nuclear reactor.

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