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Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel deeply sceptical over sale of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant to Holtec and SNC Lavalin

Citizens Advisory Panel Skeptical Over Sale of Pilgrim Nuclear Powerplant, WCAI ,  SARAH TAN , 16 Aug 18

Panel members peppered Entergy and Holtech officials with questions regarding their finances, their plans for decommissioning and their plans for where they’ll store spent nuclear fuel. Former state senator Dan Wolf said the fact that Pilgrim could be sold to not one, but two companies, concerned him.

“And it concerns me that as one of the things I see as part of the presentation is the financial strength of the business, which would imply that if the business gets weak financially there’s not going to be safety? The two should be disconnected, and I don’t see evidence of that,” Wolf said.

Many also expressed worry that the sale could happen without any input from the state. …….. http://www.capeandislands.org/post/citizens-advisory-panel-skeptical-over-sale-pilgrim-nuclear-powerplant#stream/0

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August 17, 2018 - Posted by | business and costs, USA

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