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2012-07-03 06:22:30

PLYMOUTH, Mass., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Local workers and concerned citizens have expressed heightened concerns about the safety of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant heading into one of the most densely populated days in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Plymouth hosts one of the Commonwealth's largest annual Fourth of July celebrations, with tourists flocking to the region for a variety of events, including fireworks, live music and a parade. Questions and concerns about the safety of Pilgrim...

2012-06-28 18:21:24

PLYMOUTH, Mass., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Locked-out Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant workers and their families are bracing for a devastating blow as Entergy Corp. prepares to end their healthcare coverage at midnight on Saturday, June 30. Less than a day after the U.S Supreme Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more than 240 highly skilled workers and their families face the prospect of no healthcare in less than 48 hours - including dozens facing major...

2012-06-26 10:21:59

BRAINTREE, Mass., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Labor leaders, concerned citizens and a host of Commonwealth elected leaders will join the Utility Workers Union of America Local 369 for a rally outside the State House to protest Louisiana-based Entergy Corp's ongoing lockout of experienced workers at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant. The rally takes place Thursday, June 28th at 1 p.m. "Our members have spoken loud and clear - they will not accept cuts to their pay or healthcare, especially from...

2012-06-15 10:24:42

BRAINTREE, Mass., June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant managers canceled a vital safety drill on Wednesday because of short staffing by replacement workers during Entergy's lockout of union workers. The quarterly safety drills are the backbone of Pilgrim Nuclear's emergency response preparedness, and they regularly involve municipal public safety officials and detailed simulation of various emergency scenarios and response protocols. The drill was scheduled for...

2012-06-09 06:21:09

UWUA Local 369 files complaint with National Labor Relations Board that includes five charges against Entergy following lockout of experienced workers at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant BRAINTREE, Mass., June 9, 2102 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Utility Workers Union of America Local 369 have filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board against Louisiana-based Entergy Corp. in response to the company's actions toward workers at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant. The...

2012-01-19 16:38:00

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corp. issued the following statement on today's ruling by the United States District Court for the District of Vermont regarding Vermont Yankee: We're pleased with the decision, which Judge Murtha issued after a thorough review of the facts and the law. The ruling is good news for our 600 employees, the environment and New England residents and industries that depend on clean, affordable, reliable power provided by Vermont Yankee....

2011-12-06 17:11:00

CARMEL, Ind., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to yesterday's announcement that Entergy Corp. (NYSE: ETR) plans to divest and merge its electric transmission business into ITC Holdings Corp (NYSE: ITC), MISO today issued the following statement: MISO and Entergy continue to work jointly toward Entergy's December 2013 integration into MISO. We are pleased that Entergy CEO, J. Wayne Leonard, publicly reaffirmed Entergy's commitment to MISO membership and the value that it...

2011-08-23 14:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest E Source benchmark study, the top-rated U.S. electric and gas utility websites belong to Wisconsin Public Service, Avista Utilities, Entergy Corp., and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. The top-rated Canadian utility websites belong to Energie NB Power and BC Hydro. This year, utility websites were tested using mobile devices as well as desktop computers. According to Kim Burke, associate research director at E Source...

2008-09-29 03:00:29

By Guillet, Jaime It's a pocketbook issue. In the same way many people derive important choices in life such as purchasing a new car or home, the two utility regulators in the state -- the New Orleans City Council and the Louisiana Public Service Commission -- evaluate options and base decisions looking through one primary lens: what is least expensive. For New Orleans residents, there will be no low-cost solution to the city's debatably higher-than-average rates. After extended power...

2008-09-25 17:46:43

New Orleans-based Entergy Corp. today submitted a combined construction and operating license application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, selecting GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's next-generation ESBWR reactor design. The nation's second-largest nuclear plant operator, Entergy is seeking to reserve the option to build a potential new reactor at its River Bend Nuclear Generating Station in Louisiana, located along the Mississippi River in St. Francisville, about 30 miles north of...