December 22, 1988 |
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission cleared the way Wednesday for the $5.7-billion Seabrook, N. H., plant to be licensed for low-power testing and ruled that the Pilgrim reactor in Massachusetts, shut down for almost three years, may resume operations. Massachusetts Gov. Michael S. Dukakis called the decisions irrational and irresponsible. He filed a suit asking the federal appeals court in Boston to block the restarting of the Pilgrim plant. Lando W. Zech Jr.
February 24, 1988 |
A Massachusetts utility company has begun talks aimed at taking over troubled Public Service Co. of New Hampshire, but not its 36% share of the stalled Seabrook nuclear plant, officials said Tuesday. Public Service, the lead Seabrook owner, sought federal bankruptcy protection last month. The proposed takeover by New England Electric System, based in Westborough, Mass.