Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Station

Location:

Salem, New Jersey
39.4678, -75.5381

Owner: 

PSEG Nuclear, LLC

Population Within 10 Miles:

71,595

On-Site Dry Casks: 

Yes

NRC Contact Information: 

Reactors

Hope Creek

Reactor Type: 

Boiling Water Reactor

Operational Status:

Operating

Licensed to Operate:

7/25/1986 to 4/11/2046

Notes: 

06/08/2005: UCS explained an event where steam leaking from a cracked pipe weld caused the reactor to be shut down. Download the pdf >

01/28/2005: UCS asked the NRC if recent management changes at the plant had conformed with changes made in 2004 to guard against retaliation against workers raising safety concerns.  Download the pdf >

01/08/2005: UCS updated its explanation of an October 2004 event where a steam pipe broke causing the reactor to be shut down.  Download the pdf >

10/13/2004: UCS explained an event where a steam pipe broke causing the reactor to be shut down.

02/02/2004:  UCS commended the NRC for taking steps to address apparent safety culture problems at the Hope Creek and Salem nuclear plants.  Download the pdf >

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