Oyster Creek nuclear plant reduces power to reactor in case shutdown is necessary

    Oyster Creek officials say they’re not worried about the overly hurricane but have began making preparations for a shutdown, just in case.

    NJ.com reports that the plant is now operating at 30 percent power. An assessment will be made as the storm approaches to determine whether a shutdown is warranted. The plant’s procedures call for a shutdown if winds reach 85 mph.

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