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Officials at Oyster Creek Generating Station, the oldest operating nuclear plant in the country, submitted an application to revise the Lacey Township plant’s cybersecurity plan in April.


LACEY TOWNSHIP – The Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station will be conducting Tuesday its semi-annual, full volume test of its emergency warning sirens.

The nuclear station, located in the Forked River section of the township, will sound the sirens at 12 p.m. for three minutes, according to an alert from the Harvey Cedars Police Department.

“The purpose of the test is to notify residents to tune to an Emergency Alert System (EAS) radio or a television station in case of an emergency,” police said in the statement.

The plant’s operator, Exelon Generation, replaced in 2013 all 42 emergency warning sirens within a 10-mile radius of the facility with new units that include a battery back-up, police said.

For more information about the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station emergency procedures, please visit Exelon Generation’s safety packet online here.

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Waldy Diez joined the Press of Atlantic City's breaking news team in July 2017. She's a graduate of Syracuse and Rowan Universities. Previously, she was a morning tv news producer.

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