Additional inspectors are being sent to nuclear power plants in five states as Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast. [...]
In New Jersey, extra inspectors equipped with satellite phones are being sent to Oyster Creek in Lacey Township, and Salem and Hope Creek in Hancocks Bridge. In Pennsylvania, Three Mile Island in Middletown, Peach Bottom in Delta and Susquehanna in Salem Township will get reinforcements. Indian Point in Buchanan, N.Y., Millstone in Waterford, Conn., and Calvert Cliffs in Lusby, Md., will also get extra inspectors.
PSEG Salem and Hope Creek reactors likely to shut
Reactors in Pennsylvania and Maryland could shut
[...] The nuclear reactors in Sandy’s current path include [...] Salem and [...] Hope Creek plants in New Jersey, which were likely to bear the brunt of the storm
[... Then] crossing near Calvert Cliffs nuclear plant in Maryland, Peach Bottom, Three Mile Island and Limerick in Pennsylvania, and Susquehanna in Pennsylvania. [...]
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Published: October 29th, 2012 at 6:59 pm ET