Salem 2 generating power again after operators fix turbine

    Four days after going offline, the Salem 2 nuclear reactor is generating power again.

    Today’s Sunbeam reports the South Jersey reactor was back in service this morning after a turbine shut down Friday and cut service to Salem 2.
    The reactor boils water, which produces steam that powers the turbine. When things work properly, the turbine then spins to produce electricity.

    Officials at the reactor said the shutdown did not pose a public threat.

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