Wednesday, April 06, 2011
A quick visit to a nuclear power plant (sort of)
Dominion says that the largest earthquake ever recorded in Virginia is around 5.5, back in the 1700s. Of course, this plant is not on the ocean and could not be affected by waves.
The scariest item in the Visitor’s Center (open 9-4 weekdays) is the bunny suit.
The actual plant is not visible from the Visitor's Center, and can be seen only from private land on the artificial lake.
The company’s site for the plant is this. http://www.dom.com/about/stations/nuclear/north-anna/index.jsp
In September 1982, I visited the Glen Rose Power Station under construction in central Texas on a Dallas Sierra Club weekend trip, of all things.