N.J.’s oldest nuclear plant is closing, begins booting workers

The first large group of employees at the Oyster Creek Generating Station in Ocean County are set to leave as the nuclear plant prepares to shut down after nearly a half century of producing electricity.

Exelon Corp, which owns the facility, filed notice with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development that 84 of its workers would be ending their employment with the company.

via N.J.’s oldest nuclear plant is closing, begins booting workers | NJ.com

Most of these old clunkers are leaking toxic and radioactive materials. It is time to shut them all down and transform our grid to 100 percent renewables that are fossil fuel and nuclear free plus bottoms up democratic energy systems, instead of top down monopolies.

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