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October 3, 2019
Connors, Rumpf & Gove Support Establishment of Oyster Creek Safety Advisory Panel

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9th District Delegation Requested in July that Governor Establish Safety Panel

9th District legislators Senator Christopher Connors, Assemblyman Brian Rumpf, and Assemblywoman DiAnne Gove expressed support for the Oyster Creek Safety Advisory Panel that the Murphy Administration recently announced has been established through an Administrative Order.

Connors, Rumpf & Gove expressed support for the Oyster Creek Safety Advisory Panel that the Murphy Administration recently announced. (SenateNJ.com)

The 9th District delegation made the following remarks:

“In July, we wrote to the Governor requesting that the Oyster Creek Safety Advisory Panel be reconstituted. This request was made following a meeting with the Concerned Citizens of Lacey Coalition that our delegation has been working closely with on the Oyster Creek decommissioning issue.

“The individuals comprising the coalition remain dedicated to protecting the safety of residents, as we are, and have provided invaluable insight and expertise on the decommissioning process.

“Our delegation called for reconstituting the Safety Advisory Panel in view of the lack of information at the time from the NRC, despite repeated requests from residents and elected officials. Further, we felt it would be prudent to put the State in a position to play a more active role in determining, to the greatest extent possible, how decommissioning of the Oyster Creek facility will be conducted.

“Moving forward, our delegation will continue working with officials at all levels of government, including the Lacey Township governing body and Congressman Andy Kim, to ensure the interests of the people are effective served in this complex and serious process.”

A PDF of the 9th District delegation’s July 22, 2019 letter to Governor Murphy can be viewed by clicking here.

Related Facebook Post:
https://www.facebook.com/9thDistrictNJ/posts/10157258787865469

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https://twitter.com/9thDistrictNJ/status/1179818819545714694

Website Post:
https://www.senatenj.com/index.php/district9/connors-rumpf-gove-support-establishment-of-oyster-creek-safety-advisory-panel/45203