NRC: Earthquake shook nuclear plant past design limits

A nuclear power plant in central Virginia may have experienced twice as much shaking as it was designed to withstand during last month’s rare East Coast earthquake , according to federal nuclear regulators, although no major damage has been found. Full Story »

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by Barry Grossheim - Sep. 9, 2011

A disturbing report that seems to indicate many of our nuclear power plants are at risk due to earthquakes.

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