Oyster Creek nuclear plant has declared an alarm at 9:00pm, as water levels increase.


The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is continuing to monitor impacts from Hurricane Sandy on nuclear power plants in the Northeastern United States, including an Alert declared at the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in New Jersey. The plant, currently in a regularly scheduled outage, declared the Alert at approximately 8:45 p.m. EDT due to water exceeding certain high water level criteria in the plant's water intake structure.

There’s no plan to shut down the plan, as water levels are expected to recede. You can read the official document here.


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