Video: Roads next to New Jersey nuclear plant flooded this morning by 10:30a ET — Just ~10,000 feet from Oyster Creek

Published: October 29th, 2012 at 5:15 pm ET
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>>> Follow-up to: Photo: Flooding already reported near Oyster Creek nuclear plant in NJ—Road closed on bay, dune lines breached <<<

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  • Location: Forked River Beach NJ
  • Time: 10/29/2012 10:30am

Green Marker: Oyster Creek nuclear Generating Station; Red Marker: Island View Drive seen in video:

Source: PaDdaZZelCloudNiNE

Source: PaDdaZZelCloudNiNE

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Published: October 29th, 2012 at 5:15 pm ET
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9 comments to Video: Roads next to New Jersey nuclear plant flooded this morning by 10:30a ET — Just ~10,000 feet from Oyster Creek

  • Radio VicFromOregon

    What was it Arnie Gundersen said at the last NPP flooding at Fort Calhoun? Oh, yeah, "Sandbags and nuclear power shouldn't be in the same sentence".


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  • arclight arclight

    Breaking! Extra inspectors to nuclear plants as storm nears -AP
    pm, Mon Oct 29, 2012.

    Associated Press |

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Additional inspectors are being sent to nuclear power plants in five states as Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast.

    http://nuclear-news.net/2012/10/29/breaking-extra-inspectors-to-nuclear-plants-as-storm-nears-ap/


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  • arclight arclight

    Sandy likely to shut at least two New Jersey nuclear reactors

    By Scott DiSavino
    Reuters
    4:00 p.m. CDT, October 29, 2012

    (Reuters) – At least two major New Jersey nuclear power plants are likely to shut on Monday as Hurricane Sandy makes landfall as a Category 1 storm and more plants could reduce power as the storm triggers precautionary safety measures.

    In Connecticut, Dominion Resources Inc already reduced the output of its Millstone 3 reactor from full power to about 75 percent as a precaution due to high water levels caused by Sandy, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said.

    Sandy, centered over the Atlantic Ocean about 175 miles southeast of New York City, was expected to hit near Delaware and south New Jersey later Monday as a Category 1 hurricane with winds of up to 90 miles per hour.

    The nuclear reactors in Sandy's current path include units at Public Service Enterprise Group Inc's 2,332-megawatt (MW) Salem and 1,161-MW Hope Creek plants in New Jersey, which were likely to bear the brunt of the storm before it moves inland. …..

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-storm-sandy-utilitiesbre89s16t-20121029,0,1229142.story


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  • Radio VicFromOregon

    Good of Dominion to at least start a slow down so that a shut down won't be so jarring. Thx for the updates arclight.


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  • AGreenRoad AGreenRoad

    We hope the inspectors have some plastic flex pipe, baling wire and duct tape handy…

    That is all they are using at Fuku… guess that is the official equipment to use at any nuke puke station when it starts leaking, melting down and through.


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  • Radio VicFromOregon

    Ok, too funny, AGreenRoad.


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  • kintaman kintaman

    Its not as though they had a good enough warning 1.5+ years ago from Fukushima. Where are the lessons learned? Exactly. None were learned except how to better deceive the public.


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  • harengus_acidophilus

    10,000 feet are 1.894 miles.

    High numbers tell a false safety.

    > "Emotion: Agitation or disturbance of mind;
    > vehement or excited mental state."
    > It is also a powerful and irrational master.

    Quoted from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"

    h.


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