The public gets a chance to bring up safety concerns about the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in Manahawkin this week. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will be hosting its annual review of the facility's safety performance.
Restart of Ocean County's Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant has its second false start within a week, following Sunday's discovery of a flaw in the generating station's steam-retention-and-transfer system.
Cancer rates around the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant in Lacey Township, and six other facilities nationwide will be studied in a pilot project by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), which will update figures in use by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for 23 years.
Operators of 31 American nuclear power plants, including Oyster Creek in Lacey Township, can expect to enhance venting systems in order to safeguard against disasters similar to Japan's Fukushima-Daichi tsunami-related debacle.