Friday, December 9, 2016

Leaked NRC Memo Documents Problems at Pilgrim Nulcear Plant


BOSTON GLOBE: Andersen, Travis, Pilgrim nuclear plant staff said to be ‘overwhelmed’, Boston Globe, Dec 8, 2016. https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/12/07/internal-nrc-memo-outlines-concerns-pilgrim-nuclear-plant/GFRYcbdBRgwo4PulROZBYN/story.html.

[excerpted] Staff at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station appear to be “overwhelmed” and struggling to improve performance at the facility, which has a poor safety record and is set to close in less than three years, according to an internal memo from a federal regulator made public on Tuesday.

The memo, authored by Donald Jackson of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, indicated that inspectors had found a “safety culture problem’’ during their ongoing review, along with problems with maintenance, engineering, and the reliability of equipment at the 44-year-old plant.

Jackson’s memo was inadvertently sent to an environmental advocate, who forwarded the message to the Cape Cod Times. The newspaper posted the memo online Tuesday....




1 comment:

  1. problems here,
    problems there,
    problems everywhere
    Hi Majia congrats to your blog again,
    a good christmas time
    and here is a link to the premiere of
    the new John Pilger film,
    https://deutsch.rt.com/kurzclips/44138-the-coming-war-on-china/

    -only this weekend !
    greetz
    smnt

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