East Coast Quake: Nuclear Reactors Taken Offline

Two nuclear reactors were automatically taken offline when a significant earthquake rocked the eastern seaboard today, a Nuclear Regulatory Commission official said. The pair of reactors at the North Anna Power Station are located in Louisa County, Virginia, approximately five miles from the epicenter of the 5.8 magnitude quake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, but did not appear to suffer significant damage. The quake shook buildings in Washington, D.C., 100 miles to the north, and was...Full Story
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