Limerick Nuclear Power Plant
By March of 1984, the sleepy village of Point Pleasant alongside the Delaware River was known only for its pristine countryside, canoeing on the river and a post office window where neighbors would exchange the local gossip.
If you’ve ever wanted to see the inner workings of a nuclear power plant, you have a chance this evening in Montgomery County.
Officials at the Limerick nuclear power plant in Montgomery County say they had to shut down one of their reactors Friday for repairs; a little more than a week after having to put another reactor offline.
Everything is operating normally at the Limerick Nuclear Power Plant in Montgomery County in the wake of the earthquake that shook the Philadelphia region Tuesday afternoon.
Residents who live near any of Pennsylvania’s five nuclear power plants can pick up free potassium iodide tablets from the state and their local health department.
The company that runs the Limerick nuclear plant might expect a larger-than-normal crowd at its scheduled information session tonight: it comes in the wake of several recent incidents that have left nearby residents concerned.
Exelon, the parent company of PECO, says one of its two reactors at the Limerick nuclear power plant has shutdown.
After a year of review, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has given Exelon permission to increase generating capacity by 1.65 percent.
Residents who live near the Limerick Nuclear Power Plant in Montgomery County may hear something a little different this afternoon.