Citizens Sue Nuclear Facility
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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, Plymouth, Massachusetts

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, Plymouth, Massachusetts
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A group of Massachusetts citizens is planning to use the Clean Water Act to sue the Entergy Corporation for environmental violations at their Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. The group says the company should pay nearly a billion dollars in penalties. The citizens’ lawyer, Meg Sheehan, laid out the details of the case to host Steve Curwood, and Vermont Law School Professor Patrick Parenteau explained the wider context.

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