Murphy panel ordered to ensure Oyster Creek decommissioning won’t be dangerous

Oyster Creek nuclear plant new jersey

AMANDA OGLESBY / APP.COM – Gov. Phil Murphy, heeding the requests of environmentalists and concerned community members, Wednesday announced the creation of a safety advisory panel to oversee the decommissioning of the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant.

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe will head the new Oyster Creek Safety Advisory Panel, which will also include members of the New Jersey State Police, the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, and the Board of Public Utilities.

“The Oyster Creek Advisory Panel will enhance existing oversight to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and provide assurances to the public that the proper protocols for the decommissioning are in place,” Gov. Phil Murphy said in a news release …

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