VIDEO: Inside North Anna Nuclear Station

CNN did a piece on the North Anna nuclear station yesterday. According to the plant manager’s statements the earthquake did not trip the reactors. The plant staff were attempting a manual shutdown when the power loss tripped the SCRAM automatic shutdown system. The question remains unanswered why the movement from the earthquake did not trip an automatic seismic system. The fact that the plant sits on a fault line was also not mentioned in the piece.

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