Limerick Nuclear Power Plant

(The Arcola Road Bridge, now demolished, was closed in August 2013 after failing an inspection. Work has begun rebuilding its replacement, with a target date of next spring.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Pa. Lawmaker Says His District’s Bridge Projects Aren’t Getting Enough Attention

Pennsylvania state representative Mike Vereb is asking Penndot’s acting secretary to reprioritize two bridges in his district, both over the Perkiomen Creek.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/20/2015

The Limerick Nuclear Power Plant.  (Photo provided by Nuclear Regulatory Commission)

KYW Flashback: Water Drama In Sleepy Point Pleasant

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.


The Limerick Nuclear Power Plant.  (Photo provided by Nuclear Regulatory Commission)

Montco Power Plant To Host Community Open House

If you’ve ever wanted to see the inner workings of a nuclear power plant, you have a chance this evening in Montgomery County.


Limerick Officials Shut Down Second Reactor In Less Than Two Weeks

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.


Limerick Nuclear Plant Reports ‘Unusual Event’ After Earthquake, Operating Normal

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.


(File photo: a package of potassium iodide pills)

Pa. Officials Hand Out Thyroid-Protection Pills For Those Near Nuke Plants

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.



After Shutdowns, Limerick Nuclear Power Plant Holds Information Session Tonight

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 Reports Reactor Shutdown At Limerick Nuclear Power Plant

Exelon, the parent company of PECO, says one of its two reactors at the Limerick nuclear power plant has shutdown.


More Energy To Come From Limerick Nuclear Power Plant

After a year of review, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has given Exelon permission to increase generating capacity by 1.65 percent.


(File photo of Limerick Nuclear Power Plant)

Don’t Be Alarmed, Routine Sirens To Ring In Limerick

Residents who live near the Limerick Nuclear Power Plant in Montgomery County may hear something a little different this afternoon.