So what happened? Imagine a short in the junction box of your home and you’ve got a pretty good idea what PSEG Nuclear is handling at the plant.
The problem was traced to a feedwater pump, which was being checked out.
The Salem One plant in Lower Alloways Creek was shut down manually after four of the six water pumps stopped working thanks to the storm.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has, as expected, approved a 20-year license renewal for the third of three facilities operated by PSEG Nuclear in Salem County, NJ.
The nuclear power plant crisis in Japan has raised concerns about an envisioned new nuclear plant on the Salem County site where three nuclear plant already operate.