PSEG Nuclear: NJ terror suspect worked at plants

(AP) - A New Jersey official says a suspectedterrorist who worked at a complex of nuclear power plants did notbreach security there.

Mike Drewniak, a spokesman for Gov. Chris Christie, says hisoffice has been told that Sharif Mobley was supervised and had noproblems when he worked at three power plants in Salem County from2002 to 2008.

PSEG Nuclear spokesman Joe Delmar said Thursday that Mobleyworked as a laborer for several contractors at the three plants andothers in the region.

The 26-year-old Mobley, who grew up in New Jersey and laterlived in Philadelphia and Newark, Del., is in custody in Yemen as asuspected member of al-Qaida.

A spokesman for the Yemeni Embassy in Washington says thosecharges have nothing to do with his employment at the plants.

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