DRESDEN NUCLEAR POWER STATION, UNIT 2: NRC to Hold Public Meeting for Comments on Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning Activities Report
Dresden Nuclear Power Station, Unit 2 issued the following announcement on Jan. 8.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will hold a public meeting on Jan. 15 in Plymouth,
Mass., to discuss a decommissioning roadmap report for the Pilgrim nuclear power plant. Attendees
will be able to provide comments at the meeting.
The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., at Hotel 1620, located at 180 Water St., in
Entergy, which owns the single-reactor Plymouth facility, submitted its Pilgrim Post-Shutdown
Decommissioning Activities Report to the NRC on Nov. 16. Among other details, it describes the
company’s plans to put the plant into SAFSTOR, or long-term storage, prior to beginning
Holtec, which plans to acquire Pilgrim and decommission it in an expedited manner, has
submitted its own PSDAR for the plant. Since an application to transfer the plant’s NRC license from
Entergy to Holtec remains under review, the report is currently being handled as a supplement to the
Public comments on the Pilgrim PSDAR will be taken until March 21. A Federal Register
notice provides information on how to submit comments in writing.
Pilgrim is scheduled to permanently cease operations by June 1, 2019.
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