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MA - Advocates Holding Rally In Wellfleet Against Dumping In Cape Cod Bay

Cape Downwinders and Save Our Bay are organizing a rally at Mayo Beach in Wellfleet on Tuesday, June 14 from 3 to 4 pm to protest the proposed discharge of radioactive water from Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station into Cape Cod Bay.

WELLFLEET – Cape Downwinders and Save Our Bay are organizing a rally at Mayo Beach in Wellfleet on Tuesday, June 14 from 3 to 4 pm to protest the proposed discharge of radioactive water from Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station into Cape Cod Bay.

The event follows a unanimous vote by the Town of Wellfleet in support of the citizens petition to halt plant owner Holtec from discharging the water.

Speakers at the event will include Cape Downwinders Director Diane Turco, MA Seafood Collaborative Executive Director Mark DeCristoforo, Association to Preserve Cape Cod Executive Director Andrew Gottlieb, and others.

The event will recognize 21 Cape and Martha’s Vineyard towns as stakeholders who have voted by overwhelming margins to demand that Holtec abstain from dumping.

They will also call on Governor Charlie Baker and Attorney General Maura Healey to pursue all means available to ensure Holtec remove dumping from their business plan.

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