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Power Struggle: The Future of the Pilgrim Power Plant

Power Struggle: The Future of the Pilgrim Power Plant



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A 3-part original reporting series.

With the end of its 40-year license arriving in 2012, the owners of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth have applied for a 20-year extension. But opponents of the plant, including some local and state politicians, question the reactor's safety, especially after three sister reactors in Japan experienced explosions and likely meltdowns in the past year. Sean Corcoran reports.