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North Anna Nuclear Power Plant

Degradation of Indian Point Reactor Triggers NRC Investigation

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 06.01.2016 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

The unprecedented degradation of critical baffle bolts in the Indian Point 2 reactor has triggered an extensive investigation by federal officials see...

Virginia's Fukushima

Tyler Lopez | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green
Tyler Lopez

In the event of a catastrophe (for instance, a large hurricane, tornado, earthquake, or attack), will Dominion similarly find itself scrambling for solutions? Though Virginia's Fukushima has not yet materialized, the political climate surrounding it is not unlike Japan's before 2011.

Virginia Nuclear Plant Reports Leak In Steam Line

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The North Anna nuclear power plant in Virginia's Louisa County started powering back up Tuesday after a steam line that feeds a reactor ...

Memo Details Cover-Up Of Va. Nuclear Power Plant's Seismic Risk

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While the 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Virginia on Aug. 23 did not happen on the ancient fault line that runs through the North Anna nucl...

All Shook Up on the East Coast

Bill Chameides | Posted 10.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

We just had an East Coast quake of 5.8 and these plants are designed to withstand quakes of a mere few tenths magnitude larger. Is that a safe margin?