Emergency drills with the Point Beach Nuclear Power Plant

Manitowoc County Emergence Services held emergency drills at the Point Beach Nuclear Power Plant on Tuesday.

The federal government requires municipalities and states with nuclear power plants to be able to protect the health and safety of residents in an emergency.

“There are some very unique procedures in place during a nuclear incident, and it is important that first responders use these unique procedures and processes,” said Travis Waack WCEM Emergency Services Director.

The emergency exercise will be conducted again for FEMA evaluators in September.