Oyster Creek

Settlement advances Holtec project at Oyster Creek nuclear plant

Settlement advances Holtec project at Oyster Creek nuclear plant CAMDEN – Holtec International has agreed to a $10 million precaution to end a court fight over its planned decommissioning of the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant. The safety measure – a massive cask made of steel and concrete – is part of a settlement that …

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Oyster Creek: Out with the old nuclear plant, in with a new one? The choices ahead

Oyster Creek: Out with the old nuclear plant, in with a new one? The choices ahead LACEY – For more than a half-century, the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant energized the region and local pocketbooks before shutting down three years ago, the start of what was expected to be a tedious, unremarkable and costly mothballing. …

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Oyster Creek Nuclear Waste: Interim Storage Could Change Sites

Oyster Creek Nuclear Waste: Interim Storage Could Change Sites OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – Holtec International’s plan to increase its spent fuel area at the shutdown Oyster Creek Power Plant created its share of controversy. Some expressed fear the expansion represented the first step in the development of an east coast nuclear waste repository. Officials from …

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Taxing Nuclear Waste Discussed

Taxing Nuclear Waste Discussed | Jersey Shore Online LACEY – Can nuclear waste be taxed and if so can it benefit the township? A Forked River resident believes that it can and recently brought up news of pending legislation that Township officials could take advantage of. The idea came up during a discussion about the …

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NRC Oversight of Oyster Creek Decommissioning Project: The Basics

NRC Oversight of Oyster Creek Decommissioning Project: The Basics SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – The Lacey Planning Board’s denial of an application in conjunction with the decommissioning of the Oyster Creek Nuclear Plan last month raised some concerns. Local authorities and area residents wanted answers regarding who oversees the work done by Holtec International, the …

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Local Mayor Appointed to Oyster Creek Safety Board

Local Mayor Appointed to Oyster Creek Safety Board SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – Lacey Township Mayor Steven Kennis joins a select group of state officials this month as the newest member of the Oyster Creek Safety Advisor Panel. Governor Phil Murphy appointed Kennis to the panel led by New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner …

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Oyster Creek Won’t Become Repository For Other States: Officials

Oyster Creek Won’t Become Repository For Other States: Officials LACEY, NJ – As Holtec International applies to expand its spent-fuel storage area at the site of the shuttered Oyster Creek Generating Station, the public has speculated that the decommissioning company intends to make the location a storage site for other closed plants. A member of …

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Lacey board postpones Oyster Creek hearing

Lacey board postpones Oyster Creek hearing Above: The USA TODAY Network investigates the impacts of closing nuclear power plants. LACEY – Faced with a crowd too large to fit within the municipal building and still comply with state orders on indoor gatherings, the Planning Board postponed a hearing on Monday about nuclear waste storage at …

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