Pilgrim nuclear power plant shuts down after minor leak found

The 685 MW boiling water reactor at the Pilgrim nuclear plant in Massachusetts went into manual shutdown Jan. 21 after the discovery of what was termed a minor leak, Boston’s WCVB reports.

Entergy (NYSE: ETR) says investigators are looking into the cause of the leak, which comes just four days after the plant came online following a seven-day outage caused by the failure of an electrical relay and the two water recirculation pumps, according to WCVB.

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