The Oyster Creek plant in Lacey Township was shut down at 3:37 a.m. Saturday so crews could look into and make repairs to a system that controls its turbine valves. The work cannot be performed while the plant is generating electricity.
The Coast Guard says a helicopter crew has rescued two children who became stranded in the marsh near New Jersey’s Oyster Creek.
Oyster Creek in Lacey Township, N.J., was already offline for regular maintenance before Sandy, a superstorm downgraded Monday night from a hurricane, slammed the East Coast.
New Jersey governor Chris Christie has unveiled a draft of a new energy master plan for the Garden State which looks, in some ways, like the one it is designed to replace.