Rusty Dennen writes about the environment and the great outdoors.
NRC directive includes North Anna
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission wants the nation’s 104 commercial nuclear power plants, including those at Dominion’s North Anna Power Station on Lake Anna in Louisa County, to explain how they will deal with extreme events. This comes in the wake of the ongoing Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear disaster in Japan. The NRC issued a bulletin yesterday, giving the utilities until June 10 to respond. I’ll have a story coming with more details.