N.J. Nuclear Reactor Running At Full Power Following Cutback From Hurricane Irene FloodingFederal Nuclear Regulatory Commission spokesman Neill Sheehan said Salem II was running at full power as of late Friday morning. Salem I was at 80 percent.
Public Hearing On Gov. Christie's Energy Plan Begins TuesdayResidents, business owners and lobbyists can comment on the plan at a hearing Tuesday afternoon at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark.
Public Hearings Scheduled On Gov. Christie's Energy PlanNew Jersey residents will soon get their first chance to comment on Gov. Chris Christie's proposal for the state's energy future.
Local Residents Want New Jersey Nuclear Power Plant To Stay OpenPeople 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.
Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant Offline For Maintenance 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.
Indian Point Emergency Plans Under Review MondayUsing the Japan nuclear crisis as a worst case scenario, the Westchester Board of Legislators was set to meet to explore the disaster preparedness plan at the Indian Point Nuclear power plant.
Cuomo Orders Safety Review Of Indian Point Nuclear PlantGovernor Andrew Cuomo has ordered a complete safety review of Westchester County’s Indian Point nuclear plant after startling new information was revealed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Officials Warn Against Japan Relief ScamsAttorney General Eric Schneiderman has released some tips for New Yorkers planning to donate to Japan earthquake and tsunami relief efforts.
Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant Back OnlineThe Oyster Creek Nuclear Generation Station in Lacey Township was returned to normal service after a main power transformer was replaced.
Christie Unveils Barnegat Bay Protection ProgramThe centerpiece of the plan is the early closure of the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant. The plant sucks 1.4 billions of gallons of water each day from the bay and then discharges warmer water back.
Oyster Creek Set To Close EarlierExelon, 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.