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.

[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,

    -only this weekend !


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