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Well there are some of the safety concerns from the storm in terms of shutting down portions of two nuclear power plants.
Those concerns at the Salem plant in New Jersey.
And it Indian point which is about 45 miles north of New York City.
Jerry nappy as the communications manager at Indian point and he joins us on the phone Gerry walk on.
Obviously when you hear any concerns about a nuclear plant in this kind of environment it raises some eyebrows -- tell us what we should now.
Well at Indian point -- it's a very well protected site and obviously there's -- damage up and down the river at different sites.
But specifically at Indian point flooding has historically been virtually nonexistent.
And we didn't experience any flooding on site yesterday.
We -- also did not experience any wind damage so these plants are built with a very high standard.
And I think that showed yesterday with that severe weather that we were able to withstand.
They're asking is because one other reports -- came out from eight.
Was shut down on Monday because of external electrical grid -- issues what does that mean.
Right so late last night one of our two units.
They -- power out to the grid and they're out in -- electrical grid there was a disturbance and what that means is we cannot -- power out any longer if we can't send power after the -- Power plant shuts down by design automatically.
Basically to protect itself from further electrical damage and the plant operated -- -- supposed to do.
I says sounds if you have you have no concerns at this point is that correct.
Well again we're very well protected we expect to have that that -- back on line the next couple of days after a number safety checks are done.
But we did weather the storm very well yesterday.
There was also this issue with a unit at the Salem plant which -- -- had -- bridge New Jersey.
Do you know anything about that facility or anything you can tell us about the other plants along the coastline.
Well it's not one of the plants that Entergy owns -- -- plants I know all came through the storm very well operated safely and are continuing to operate.
All right it Gerri thank you obviously everybody will watch that situation closely.
And it sounds like things are under control at the Entergy plants which is good news we'll stay on top of it thanks for -- -- us today we do appreciate it thank you.
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