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PLYMOUTH

Nuclear waste to linger

Town unhappy as Pilgrim rods stay

A view of the refueling floor inside the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth, taken February 2001. A view of the refueling floor inside the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth, taken February 2001. (Jared Leeds)
By Robert Knox
Globe Correspondent / October 3, 2010

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A new ruling by nuclear power regulators that concludes it’s safe to store nuclear waste at a nuclear power plant for 60 years after the plant closes — the previous limit was 30 years — has led Plymouth officials to concede that nuclear waste will remain in town longer than anybody wants. (Full article: 782 words)

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