Oyster Creek to test emergency sirens Tuesday morning

     (Photo: Exelon Generation)

    (Photo: Exelon Generation)

    Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station will conduct a semi-annual, full volume test of its emergency warning sirens next week, according to a power plant release. 

    The sirens will blare for three minutes beginning at 10 a.m Tuesday, Dec. 2., the release said. 

    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.

    Exelon Generation, the plant’s operator, recently replaced all 42 emergency warning sirens within a 10-mile radius around of the station with new, state-of-the-art units featuring battery back-up.

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