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Pilgrim nuclear power plant operating at full power again

The Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth, which partially limited its operations due to high water temperatures in Cape Cod Bay last week, is back operating at full power this weekend.

The heat wave that gripped the region for the past week had water temperatures in the bay soaring, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission requires that water drawn from it to cool the power station be below 75 degrees.

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