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FEMA Nuclear Exercise in Pennsylvania

To assess the ability to respond to an emergency at a nuclear facility.
October 19, 2016

The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial emergency preparedness exercise at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station in Berwick, PA. The exercise will occur during the week of October 17th, 2016 to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

FEMA will present preliminary findings of the exercise in a public meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 21, 2016 at the East Mountain Business Center, 1190 East Mountain Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, PA. Scheduled speakers include representatives from FEMA, NRC, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.