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Description of Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station Emergency Response Planning Areas (ERPA's)

The Following Is A Description Of The Erpa Boundaries Directed To Evacuate

Emergency Response Planning Area 1 consists of a portion of Lacey Township. It is bounded on the north by Deer Head Lake, Lake Barnegat, Lower Lake and the Forked River. Barnegat Bay is the eastern boundary and lower Oyster Creek is the southern boundary. The Garden State Parkway forms the western boundary.

Emergency Response Planning Area 2 consists of a portion of Ocean Township. It is bounded on the north by the Oyster Creek. The boundary to the east is Barnegat Bay. The southern boundary is Barnegat Beach Drive, Route 9, Route 532 (Waretown Brookville Road). The Garden State Parkway is the western border.

Emergency Response Planning Area 3 consists of a portion of Ocean Township and a portion of Barnegat Township. Its northern boundary is Route 532 (Waretown Brookville Road) to Route 9, Route 9 southward to Barnegat Beach Drive and Barnegat Beach Drive eastward to the Bay. Barnegat Bay forms its eastern boundary. Route 554 (Bay Avenue) forms the boundary to the south. The Garden State Parkway is the western boundary.

Emergency Response Planning Area 4 consists of a portion of Ocean Township and a small portion of Barnegat Township. It is bounded on the north by the Lacey/Ocean Township line and a small portion of Route 532 (Wells Mills Road). The Garden State Parkway forms the eastern boundary. Route 554 (Straight Road) is the southern boundary. The western boundary is a small portion of Brookville Road and the Ocean/Barnegat Township line.

Emergency Response Planning Area 5 is a portion of Lacey Township. The northern boundary is Route 614 (Lacey Road). The Garden State Parkway is the eastern boundary. The southern border is a small portion of Route 532 (Wells Mills Road) and the Lacey/Ocean Township line. The Factory Branch River forms the western boundary.

Emergency Response Planning Area 6 consists of a portion of Lacey Township. The Cedar Creek is its northern border, with Barnegat Bay its eastern boundary. The Forked River, Lower Lake, Lake Barnegat and Deer Head Lake make up the southern boundary. The western border is the Garden State Parkway.

Emergency Response Planning Area 7 consists of portions of Barnegat and Stafford Townships. It is bounded on the north by Routes 554 and Bay Avenue (Route 609) and on the east by the Barnegat Bay shore line south to Route 72. The southern boundary is Route 72 west to Shoreline Drive (aka Jennings Drive), south to Newell Avenue, west along Ridgeway Avenue to Route 9 south, and west along Oak Avenue (Sprague Road) to the Garden State Parkway, the western border.

Emergency Response Planning Area 8 consists of portions of Stafford and Barnegat Townships. Route 554 (Straight Road) is the northern border and the Garden State Parkway is the eastern boundary. Route 72 is the southern and western boundary.

Emergency Response Planning Area 9 consists of portions of Berkeley and Lacey Townships. Route 618 (Pinewald Keswick Road) is the northern border. The Garden State Parkway forms its eastern border. Route 614 (Lacey Road) is its southern boundary and Route 618 (Dover Road) forms its western border.

Emergency Response Planning Area 10 consists of a portion of Berkeley Township, the boroughs of Ocean Gate and Pine Beach, and portions of Beachwood and South Toms River. The Toms River is the northern boundary. Barnegat Bay is the eastern border. The Cedar Creek is its southern boundary and the Garden State Parkway is the western border.

Emergency Response Planning Area 11 consists of portions of Stafford and Barnegat Townships. Its northern boundary is the Barnegat/Lacey Township line. The eastern border follows the Barnegat/Ocean Township line southward to a small section of Brookville Road then proceeds west a short distance on Route 554 (Straight Road) to Route 72. The eastern border continues southward along Route 72 to the Garden State Parkway. The southern border is along the Garden State Parkway from Route 72 southbound to Micaja' Road north to Cervetto Road to Route 539 (Warren Grove Whiting Road). The western boundary is Route 539 (Cedar Bridge Whiting Road) to the Barnegat/Lacey Township line.

Emergency Response Planning Area 12 consists of a portion of Lacey Township. Its northern border is Route 614 (Lacey Road). Factory Branch River forms its eastern border. The Lacey/Barnegat Township line is the southern boundary. Route 539 (Cedar Bridge Whiting Road) and the Manchester/Lacey Township line form the western border.

Emergency Response Planning Area 13 consists of portions of Lacey and Berkeley Townships. Its northern border is Route 530 (Pinewald Keswick Road). The eastern boundary is Route 618 (Dover Road). Route 614 (Lacey Road) is the southern border and the Manchester/Lacey Township line forms the western boundary.

Emergency Response Planning Area 14 contains portions of Berkeley and Dover Townships, and South Toms River and Beachwood Boroughs. The northern border is Lakehurst Road. The eastern border is the Garden State Parkway. The Pinewald-Keswick Road (Routes 618 and 530) forms its southern boundary. The Davenport Creek and Mule Road are the western border.

Emergency Response Planning Area 15 is a portion of Dover Township and Island Heights. The northern boundary is Route 37. Barnegat Bay forms the eastern border. The Toms River is its southern boundary and the Garden State Parkway is its western boundary.

Emergency Response Planning Area 16 is the portion of the Seaside Peninsula from Seaside Park Borough and south.

Emergency Response Planning Area 17 consists of the portion of Long Beach Island north of Surf City.

Emergency Response Planning Area 18 is that portion of Barnegat Bay south of an imaginary line drawn from the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station stack to the Barnegat Lighthouse. It consist of all the water and uninhabited islands of the Bay between this line and the Long Beach Island Causeway (Manahawkin Bay Bridge).

Emergency Response Planning Area 19 is that portion of Barnegat Bay north of an imaginary line drawn from the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station stack to the Barnegat Lighthouse. It contains all the water and uninhabited islands of the Bay between this line and the Seaside Causeway - Route 37 (the Tunney and Mathis Bridge).

Emergency Response Planning Area 20 is that portion of the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to Island Beach State Park and the part of Long Beach Island north of Surf City and off shore for a distance of three miles.


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