Markey Presses NRC To Hold Off On Entergy Plant License

Law360, New York (February 27, 2012, 5:44 PM EST) -- Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., told the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday not to renew Entergy Nuclear Operations Inc.'s license for the Pilgrim nuclear power station before carrying out an Endangered Species Act duty to study the plant's impact on several fish species.

The top Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives' Natural Resources Committee sent letters to the NRC and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, calling for research into how the Plymouth, Mass., plant's operations could affect the Atlantic sturgeon and two species of...
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