Public Hearing On State's Emergency Response Plan For Oyster Creek Slated For Tuesday
Public information session starts at 6 p.m., followed by public hearing at 7 p.m. in Toms River
State Department of Environmental Protection officials and New Jersey State Police will be on hand Tuesday to discuss the state's Radiological Emergency Response Plan for the state's four nuclear plants.
The public information session on the plan begins at 6 p.m. in Room 119 in the Ocean County Administration Building at 101 Hooper Avenue in Toms River.
The information session will be followed by a public hearing at 7 p.m. Both events are required by the state's Radiation Accident Response Act.
Representatives of the DEP’s Bureau of Nuclear Engineering, Department of Health and Senior Services, and the Office of Emergency Management, Division of State Police will attend the hearings and respond to questions and comments from the public.
Another information session and public hearing is scheduled for July 25 at 6 p.m. on the second floor of the Salem County Office of Emergency Management on 135 Cemetery Road in Woodstown.
Copies of the New Jersey Radiological Emergency Response Plan will be available at each session. The plan also is available for inspection at the following locations:
- Ocean County Office of Emergency Management, Robert J. Miler Airpark, Route 530, Berkeley Township.
- Office of Emergency Management, State Police Headquarters, West Trenton.
- Salem County Emergency Management Office, Cemetery Road, Mannington Township.
- Cumberland County Office of Emergency Management, Bridgeton Avenue, Bridgeton.