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​Nuclear Power Plant Safety

The Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Program addresses commonwealth oversight of off-site preparedness in relation to incidents at the four nuclear power plants in Pennsylvania:

  • Beaver Valley Power Station
  • Limerick Generating Station
  • Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station
  • Susquehanna Steam Electric Station
  • Three Mile Island Nuclear Station- decommissioning phase since Sept. 2019


PEMA's REP staff is responsible for:

  • Preparation, promulgation, and distribution of Nuclear/Radiological Plan of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Emergency Operations Plan
  • Ensuring appropriate state departments and agencies develop and maintain plans and procedures necessary to support responses to nuclear power plant incidents
  • 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;
  • Ensuring 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;
  • Assisting in programmatic reviews of associated grants; and coordinating nuclear power incident response with federal, state, local, and non-governmental agencies.