Radiological Emergency Preparedness Mission Statement
The Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Program addresses Commonwealth oversight of off-site preparedness in relation to incidents at the five nuclear power plants in Pennsylvania. The REP staff within the Bureau of Plans is responsible:
For preparation, promulgation and distribution of Nuclear/Radiological Plan of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Emergency Operations Plan;
For ensuring appropriate state departments and agencies develop and maintain plans and procedures necessary to support responses to nuclear power plant incidents;
For reviewing and updating, in conjunction with the nuclear utility emergency planning/preparedness organizations, county, municipal and school district plans and procedures for incidents at nuclear power plants;
To ensure the Commonwealth is prepared to respond to nuclear power plant incidents and to assist state agencies, counties, municipalities and school districts, in conjunction with utility emergency planning/preparedness organizations, in such preparation through drills and exercises;
To assist in programmatic reviews of associated grants; and for coordination of nuclear power incident response with federal, state, local and non-governmental agencies.
Voice: (717) 651-2217