(August 23, 2011) Two nuclear reactors were taken offline at the North Anna Power Station due to the earthquakes in Virgina.
"Federal officials say two nuclear reactors at the North Anna Power Station in Louisa County, Va., were automatically taken off line by safety systems around the time of the earthquake.
"The Dominion-operated power plant is being run off of four emergency diesel generators, which are supplying power for critical safety equipment.:
Whether or not they were damaged and releasing radiation is unknown at this time and unfortunately we will most likely never know considering the fact that all major nuclear disasters have been covered up worldwide.
Anna Rhett Miller, a reporter for CNN has tweeted the following:
"NRC confirms Dominionís North Anna plant has lost offsite power, is shut down, and is now using backup generators to keep spent fuel cool."
Nuclear Plant Near Epicenter Shuts Down
There are reports that indicate that these earthquakes may actually have been a foreshock!
National Review Online:
"What the concern is, of course, is that this is a foreshock.