Authorities say icy conditions caused a driver to spin out Saturday afternoon on the highway in Lacey Township. Four men in a van, including Espinoza, stopped to help the driver push her car to a safer location.
People living near the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station packed a public hearing on its future Thursday, dismissing environmental concerns as “pseudoscience” and focusing on the jobs and tax revenues the plant provides.
Work will include repairs to one of five recirculation pumps that are used to move water through the reactor during power operations. Crews will also do preventive maintenance that will ready the plant for the summer season.
Authorities in New Jersey said a Pennsylvania man had a pistol and hollow-point bullets when he drove through the front gate of the Oyster Creek nuclear plant.
Animal welfare authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for dumping a group of soft-shell turtles by the roadside in New Jersey.
The Oyster Creek Nuclear Generation Station in Lacey Township was returned to normal service after a main power transformer was replaced.
Exelon, the nation’s largest nuclear power operator, agreed to close the plant 10 years earlier than its license called for. In return, New Jersey environmental officials dropped their insistence that the plant build one or more cooling towers.
Workers replaced both of the plant’s main power transformers, refueled the reactor and did maintenance that can only be performed while the unit is offline.