Democracy Now: Inspection Team Dispatched to Virginia Nuclear Power Plant Following Earthquake


The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has sent a special inspection team to the North Anna nuclear power plant in Virginia after last week’s earthquake. The 5.8-magnitude quake is now believed to have shaken the nuclear plant more than it was designed to withstand. No significant damage has been identified so far, but the plant’s two reactors remain shut down.

~ by wheresthemic on August 30, 2011.

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