Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station

Oyster Creek workers welcome neighbors and visitors June 5
The inner workings of the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant in Lacey Township, for most of us, will always be an abstraction. However, once each year, the technicians, engineers, inspectors, and operators meet with neighbors and interested passers-by for some atomic-style inside-baseball chat. That o…
Get the inside view of Oyster Creek June 1
It's America's oldest active commercial nuclear generating station. It's also one of Ocean County's largest employers. The 600 workers at Oyster Creek in Lacey Township generate revenue that supports shore life, in addition to generating electricity. This Monday, you can meet the…
Oyster Creek gets Blemish on its Record after Federal Review
The Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in Lacey Township had four outages, or scrams,  during 2014, but only one of them was planned. A federal inspection in December found a July shutdown, which was among the three unplanned outages, has led to a downgrade in the facility's Performance Indicat…
Iodide Pills Distributed
Distribution of a new batch of Potassium Iodide (KI) tablets begins next week to those who live and work within a ten mile radius of the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station. Ocean County Health Department Spokeswoman Leslie Terjesen says this new batch replaces the round of pills they distribute…

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