News Roundup: Spent Fuel Rods Moving at Pilgrim; Vineyard Wind Signs Lease

Oct 26, 2018

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: a new report suggests the Cape’s housing situation is on a precipice; Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station will be relocating its spent fuel rods; and Governor Baker signs a lease agreement with offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind.

This week's guests include: Kristen Young of the Cape Cod Times, Sarah Tan of WCAI, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror, K.C. Myers of the Provincetown Banner, and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Other stories we talk about include: a widening debate in Falmouth; surfing community honor Arthur Medici; officials train on how to ‘Stop the Bleed’; remembering Tim McCarthy; accusations on lead poisoning bill appear unfounded; group to study effects of contaminated water; making a health connection; Cromwell: ‘The threat is real’; Highland Light closed for repairs; records show Cape-based crypto plot.