Duck Hunters Cause of Security Incident at Pilgrim

Duck hunters set off an alarm at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station Saturday morning. The event lasted a little more than an hour.

Release from Entergy

The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station declared an unusual event Saturday morning at 9:50 for security considerations until suspicious activity near the plant was determined to be duck hunters.

Pilgrim Station implemented its Integrated Security Response Plan. State and local public safety agencies were notified and assisted in the response. The plant has remained secure during the investigation. The unusual event was terminated at 11:05 a.m.

An Unusual Event is the lowest of four emergency classifications of events that apply to nuclear power plants as defined by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.


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