NJ Official Urges Residents To Be Aware of Food Safety Issues Following Storm

TRENTON – New Jersey Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd urges all residents to throw away any food that may have come in contact with flood or storm waters and individuals that have suffered power outages should keep their refrigerator and freezer doors closed as much as possible to maintain the cold temperature.

DEP Working With NRC To Monitor Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant

TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection and the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission are carefully monitoring the impacts Hurricane Sandy on operations at the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in Lacey Township, which last night suffered power outages, declared an “alert’’ due to rising water levels, and lost a portion of its warning alarm system.

Rahway Restricts Roads

RAHWAY — Vehicle traffic in Rahway is currently restricted to first responders and Department of Public Works staff because of dangerous conditions, officials announced Tuesday morning. Violators will be subject to having their vehicles impounded.