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Descriptions of the Emergency Response Planning Areas for the Salem and Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations

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

Emergency Response Planing Area 1 is the western portion of Lower Alloways Creek Township. It consists of the area from the edge of the Delaware River along Mill Creek to Money Island Road. It then goes north on Money Island Road to Fort Elfsborg-Hancocks Bridge Road and east on Fort Elfsborg-Hancocks Bridge Road to the LAC/Elsinboro boundary line. It continues northeast to the boundary for Salem City and proceeds south down the LAC/Quinton boundary and along Salem New Bridge/Harmersville Canton Road/Main Street Canton to the county line. It then continues south on the county line to Delaware Bay.

Emergency Response Planning Area 2 consists of the eastern portion of Lower Alloways Creek Township and the western portion of Quinton Township. It starts at the intersection of Quaker Neck Road and the Salem City line and goes east along Quaker Neck Road to the Mannington Township line. It continues southeast along the Quinton/Alloway Township boundary to Alloway Road (Route 581), then turns west to Burden Hill Road and south to Route 49. It then goes southeast along Route 49 to Gravely Hill Road. It then continues southwest on Gravely Hill Road to Quinton Jericho Road, then southeast to the county line. It continues west along the county line to Main Street Canton. It then goes northwest along Main Street Canton/Harmersville Canton Road/Salem New Bridge Roads and continues northwest along the Lower Alloways Creek/Quinton Township boundary to the Salem City line and then proceeds northeast along Salem City\Quinton line to Quaker Neck Road.

Emergency Response Planning Area 3 consists of the township of Elsinboro and Salem City. It starts at the Delaware River and goes east along the Salem River to the southern edge of Mannington Marsh. It then goes east along the boundary line between Salem City and Mannington and continues south/southeast along the Salem/Quinton and Lower Alloways Creek/Elsinboro township line to Fort Elfsborg Hancocks Bridge Road. It then goes west to Money Island Road, then south to Mill Creek and west to the Delaware River.

Emergency Response Planning Area 4 consists of the Southern portion of Mannington Township. It starts at the intersection of Quaker Neck Road and the Salem City line and goes east along Quaker Neck Road to the Mannington Township line. It then goes northwest to Fenwick Creek and then north to Penna Reading Railroad line and northwest to East Robert Street. It continues west past Newell Street to the Salem River. It then goes south along the river to the H.J. Heinz Company, then goes east along the Salem/Mannington boundary to intersection of Salem City line and Quaker Neck Road.

Emergency Response Planning Area 5 is the southern portion of Pennsville Township. It starts at Salem Cove and goes east along the Salem River to a point near H.J. Heinz Company. It then goes north on a direct line to Old Toll Bridge Road then north and west into Lenape Drive to Route 49. It continues south on Route 49 to Lighthouse Road and then goes northwest on Lighthouse Road to Fort Mott Road, then south to the entrance to Finn's Point National Cemetery.

Emergency Response Planning Area 6 is the western portion of Stow Creek. It starts at the intersection of Quinton Jericho Road and Stow Creek and continues southwest along Stow Creek across Main Street Canton and turns south along Stow Creek to Raccoon Ditch. It then goes east along Raccoon Ditch to the south shore of Davis Mill Pond. It continues east to Macanippuck Road and turns north to Buckhorn Road, then turns east to Quinton Jericho Road. It continues northwest on Quinton Jericho Road to Stow Creek.

Emergency Response Planning Area 7 is the western portion of Greenwich Township. It starts at Oyster Cove and goes north along Stow Creek (county line) to Raccoon Ditch. It then goes east on Raccoon Ditch to the south shore of Davis Mill Pond and continues to the intersection of Chestnut Road (aka Causeway Road). It then turns south on Chestnut Road to Mill Road (aka Bacon's Neck-Othello Road) and goes southwest along Mill Road to the intersection of Gum Tree Corner Road. It then goes south on Gum Tree Corner Road to Bacon's Neck Road, then turns southwest to Tindall Island Road. It continues south on Tindall Island Road to the Cohansey River, then goes southwest along the Cohansey River to the Delaware Bay.

Emergency Response Planning Area 8 consists of a portion of Delaware Bay south of Artificial Island. It starts at the Delaware/New Jersey line on Artificial Island and goes west one mile then south to southeast along the Delaware Bay boundary line between New Jersey and Delaware to Cohansey Point. It then goes east three miles to Cohansey Point.


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