Salem Nuclear Plant
The problem was traced to a feedwater pump, which was being checked out.
“It’s important that workers at the nuclear plants feel comfortable raising concerns, either to the company, to the bosses, through their program for raising safety concerns, or to the NRC,” says a Nuclear Regulatory Commission spokeswoman.
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.
More than six dozen boy scouts spent Saturday in the shadow of a nuclear power plant in order to earn a special merit badge.
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.