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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station prepares for refueling outage

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station began reducing power Sunday morning in preparation for a temporary refueling outage, a spokesman for the Plymouth facility said in a statement.

During the outage, more than 800 temporary workers will assist the plant’s 620 full-time employees in inspecting, upgrading, and replacing hundreds of pieces of equipment, at a total cost of about $54 million to the plant’s owner, Entergy Corp., according to the spokesman, Patrick O’Brien.

Read full article at The Boston Globe