State reviewing Oyster Creek nuclear plant's safety

(AP) - New Jersey has appointed a taskforce to review safety and emergency response plans at the state'sfour nuclear reactors, including the nation's oldest plant.The

LACEY TOWNSHIP - (AP) - New Jersey has appointed a taskforce to review safety and emergency response plans at the state'sfour nuclear reactors, including the nation's oldest plant.

The state Department of Environmental Protection appointed thepanel. It's composed of homeland security, state police and utilityofficials. It will start work next week.

Members will visit the Oyster Creek nuclear plant in LaceyTownship and three reactors in Lower Alloways Township in SalemCounty.

Exelon Corp. and PSEG own the reactors and have pledged toparticipate in the reviews. Potential impacts from reactors inneighboring Pennsylvania and New York also will be examined.

Gov. Chris Christie said Friday that the state has an obligationto learn from Japan's crisis.

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