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Dominion shuts down 1 North Anna reactor

Monday - 2/3/2014, 10:40am  ET

MINERAL, Va. (AP) -- One reactor at Dominion Virginia Power's North Anna power station is shut down following a pump malfunction.

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the control room staff initiated a manual shutdown of Unit 2 after the reactor's main feedwater pump shut down at 8:59 a.m. Sunday.

The commission says Unit 1 wasn't affected and continues to operate at full power.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/Mq9Msv ) reports that Unit 2 will remain shut down while the commission and Dominion investigation the pump malfunction.

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Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch, http://www.timesdispatch.com


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