Dominion’s North Anna Power Station Restores Offsite Power, Press Release, August 23, 2011:
The company also inspected the Lake Anna Dam after the earthquake and determined it sustained no damage. Station inspections are continuing to assure no damage has resulted from the seismic event.
A Number Of Infrastructure Trouble Spots In Virginia, HuffPost’s Tom Zeller, August 23, 2011:
The American Society for Civil Engineers’ most recent “report card” on national infrastructure lists a number of trouble spots in Virginia — including 143 “high-hazard” dams, one of which sits on Lake Anna near the North Anna nuclear power plant.
“A high hazard dam is defined as a dam whose failure would cause a loss of life and significant property damage,” the group notes on its website.
h/t Beyond Nuclear
Published: August 25th, 2011 at 5:34 pm ET