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Noted anti-nuclear author allowed to testify at Pilgrim Station trespassing trial

Anti-nuclear activist Dr Helen Caldicott will be allowed to testify at the trial of four Cape Cod women accused of trespassing at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. This reverses a previous decision by Judge James Sullivan on Friday. Sullivan originally ruled that Caldicott testimony would be speculative, but reserved the right to change his mind if later evidence proved relevant. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Guards at the nuclear power plant gate not needed, says federal regulators

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant

Flexibility is the key to security, that’s why the Nuclear Regulatory Commission doesn’t require manned checkpoints at the entrance to nuclear power plants. That’s according to an e-mail from Neil Sheehan, a spokesman for the NRC. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Activists call for more security at Pilgrim Station

Two area organizations are pushing for changes in security at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. Cape Downwinders and Pilgrim Watch filed a petition on Tuesday with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission calling for Pilgrim Station to be shut down until changes are made. The petition calls for manned checkpoints and visible surveillance of the plant grounds, according to a press release from the two groups. (more…) Continue Reading →

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