Pilgrim’s shutdown ends nuclear power era in Massachusetts

U.S. 05/31/19, 04:42

It will take about five hours for the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth to permanently shut down on Friday after 47 years of generating electricity.Entergy announced in 2015 it would retire Massachusetts' only remaining reactor, citing competition from less expensive energy sources.Technicians will first reduce Pilgrim's power output from ...

Protesters across Russia rally against taking Moscow trash

Europe 02/04/19, 05:23

Protesters have rallied in more than a dozen Russian cities and towns against waste management plans that foresee Moscow sending its trash to poorer — and often pristine — northern areas. The protests Sunday, Feb. 3, ranged from a few dozen people up to 1,000 in regions from northwest Russia to ...

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