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Ten O'Clock News; Permit for Pilgrim II


EPA press conference to announce issuing permit to build Pilgrim II nuclear power plant based on approved environmental impact statement. Second plant will share discharge system with Pilgrim I and barrier will be placed in channel to reduce fish kills from overheated water and nitrogen bubble disease.

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Ten O'Clock News

Permit for Pilgrim II

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976



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Nuclear power plants
Power resources
Nuclear energy
Press conferences
Environmental protection
News Report
Cohen, Art (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Permit for Pilgrim II,” 03/11/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4026AD6CED684C41AA2E062C128EF198.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Permit for Pilgrim II.” 03/11/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4026AD6CED684C41AA2E062C128EF198>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Permit for Pilgrim II. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4026AD6CED684C41AA2E062C128EF198
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