Oct 7 (Reuters) – The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Friday it will hold a meeting on Oct. 21 to discuss the restart readiness of U.S. power company Dominion’s North Anna nuclear power plant in Virginia, which shut down safely following the Aug. 23 earthquake in Virginia.
NRC spokesman Scott Burnell could not say when the NRC would be ready to allow the plant to restart.A spokesman at the NRC said the agency does not expect to be ready to allow the plant to restart prior to or at the Oct. 21 meeting.
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- Feds: Virginia North Anna nuclear plant will remain closed until operator proves it’s safe (enformable.com)
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- NRC inspecting Monticello nuclear power plant (enformable.com)
- “Scratch Plates” at North Anna Record Critical Earthquake Data – Despite North Anna Being Taken Off Grid Customers Face No Energy Shortages (enformable.com)
- Earthquake caused crack in containment building for North Anna Nuclear Power Plant (enformable.com)