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NRC Doing Study Spent Fuel
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will have its plans for fuel storage re-evaluated after a federal court decision no longer allows power plants -including Oyster Creek-from storing radioactive waste on site for up to 60 years after a plant closes down.
Oyster Creek Launches “Cold Shutdown” Following Off Site Outage
Oyster Creek went dark early this morning due to a loss of off site power, causing the plant's reactor to be shut down as a precaution.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region 1 spokesperson Neil Sheehan says at 3:41 in the morning the plant lost a 230 kilovolt line -presumable due to a loss of ground o…
Oyster Creek Opens Its Doors
It’s not often a major company opens it’s doors for the public to come inside and look at the inner workings, but Exelon will be opening the doors of the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in Lacey Township for its “Community Information Night&CloseCurlyDou…
What Does Appellate Decision Mean For Oyster Creek’s Future?
Judges on an appeals panel hold the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's feet to the fire about long-term storage of used nuclear fuel. Environmental advocates see immediate repercussions at the Oyster Creek generating station in Lacey Township, scheduled to close in seven years, for all operators o…
Oyster Creek Opponents Voice Concerns at Public Forum
Opponents of the nation's oldest operating nuclear power plant were able to vocalize their concerns and get a load off their chest. However, other than having officials from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission present as their sounding board in Toms River Wednesday night, little else was accomp…
Oyster Creek FEMA Drill, Public Review Upcoming
On Tuesday, June 12, a simulated nuclear accident at the Oyster Creek Generating Station in Lacey Township will test Ocean County's response capabilities. The following Friday, you can observe the results in Berkeley Township.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) oversees the annual dr…

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