Title: Company Ends ‘Alert’ Issued at Oyster Creek During Superstorm
Source: Fox Business
Author: Ryan Tracy
Date: October 31, 2012
Waters have receded at Exelon Corp.’s (EXC) Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in New Jersey, the company said Wednesday.
[...] The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission requires the company to issue an alert when flood waters rise to a certain level, but the NRC has said the plant remained in a safe condition during the worst of the storm.
[...] Exelon said the plant lost off-site power during the storm and switched on two locomotive-sized backup diesel generators. The company said power was restored Wednesday and it is investigating the cause of the power loss. [...]
Published: October 31st, 2012 at 10:31 am ET