Nuclear Power Plant Safety
Radiological Emergency Preparedness
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:
Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station
Limerick Generating Station
Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station
Susquehanna Steam Electric Station
Three Mile Island Nuclear Station
PEMA's bureau of plans 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.
For Additional Information
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