Gallery: ‘Abnormal Operating Procedures’ in Effect at Indian Point Nucl...

Despite housing America’s most unstable and dangerous nuclear reactor, the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant has no reported damage after today’s 5.9 earthquake, epicentered in Virginia. A spokesman did however relay that Abnormal Operating Procedures have been put into effect – meaning that crews are currently inspecting the plant for damage. Minor shaking was felt at Indian Point, but no sirens or emergency indicators were activated, and the plant is still operating at full power.

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  1. wsmithson August 23, 2011 at 4:43 pm
    Hey! wrong nuclear power plant, the closest one that was near the site of the earth quake is the North Anna nuclear power plant, I live just a few minutes down the road from it.