The documents below provide answers to frequently asked questions and provide important information regarding tritium and groundwater:
The documents below include communications between Exelon Nuclear and the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) during 2009 and 2010 regarding Oyster Creek's tritium project. You will also find information that Exelon has provided to its neighbors as part of our commitment of open and honest communication with our stakeholders.
- June 3, 2010: Letter from NJ DEP to Exelon -- In response to the directive issued by the Department of Environmental Protection to Exelon Generation Company, LLC (Exelon) on May 7, 2010, Exelon and Department’s technical teams met at the Oyster Creek facility on May 26, 2010. The purpose of the meeting was to develop a supplemental scope of work to address the tritium leaks at the facility
- June 3, 2010: NJ DEP news release: DEP Issues Action Plan on Oyster Creek Tritium Leak to Ensure Public Safety
- May 14, 2010: Exelon's response to NJ DEP's Directive and Notice
- May 14, 2010: Letter to area residents about the facts of tritium at Oyster Creek
- May 13, 2010: Newspaper ad about the facts of tritium at Oyster Creek
- May 7, 2010: NJ DEP news release: DEP Launches New Investigation Into Radioactive Leak At Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant
- May 7, 2010: NJ DEP Commissioner Bob Martin issued a Spill Act directive to the Exelon Corporation, requiring the plant owner to cooperate with the DEP's investigation
- December 16, 2009: Response from Exelon to New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) letter dated November 19, 2009
- November 19, 2009: Letter from NJDEP to Exelon following meeting held September 24, 2009
- July 9, 2009: Root Cause Summary
These maps show the Oyster Creek plant site and the tritium "footprint" from several different elevations.