Nuclear reactors at quake-hit Virginia nuke plant are “sitting on a fault line”

Published: August 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 pm ET
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Sitting on a fault line, Free Lance-Star, March 16, 1991:

[T]he fault line that lies beneath two nuclear reactors [at the North Anna Nuclear Power Plant] remains a cause for concern [..]

That particular fault was discovered in 1970 when the plant was under contruction, but was not reported until 1973 to the Atomic Energy Commission. Scientists have said the fault is dead but Professor Day [a University of Virginia physics professor] isn’t convinced. [...]

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