March 1, 2007
Federal Agencies Will Conduct Public Briefing on Radiological Exercise March 9
Hundreds of emergency workers from county and state agencies and Entergy Nuclear-Northeast will participate Wednesday, March 7, in an exercise to test on-site and off-site emergency preparedness plans in Oswego County. The exercise will involve a simulated event at the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba.
Representatives of the Department of Homeland Security Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program (formerly under the Federal Emergency Management Agency) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will conduct a public briefing at the Joint Information Center, next to the Oswego County Airport on County Route 176 northeast of Fulton, at 11 a.m. Friday, March 9. The purpose of this briefing is to inform the public of the agencies' preliminary findings in their evaluation of the March 7 exercise.
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