http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/gallery/North-Anna-Nuclear-Plant/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/?feed=atom2011-12-02T20:45:32ZNorth Anna Nuclear Planthttp://www.photoshelter.com/favicon.icohttp://www.photoshelter.com/img/ps-logo.gifPhotoShelterhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000Y0d3ZeS0TxQchecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000Y0d3ZeS0TxQ/0"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000Y0d3ZeS0TxQ/s/500/I0000Y0d3ZeS0TxQ.jpg" alt="Gene Grecheck points out the epicenter of the recent 5.8 magnitude earthquake, centered nearby, at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />Gene Grecheck points out the epicenter of the recent 5.8 magnitude earthquake, centered nearby, at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeGene Grecheck points out the epicenter of the recent 5.8 magnitude earthquake, centered nearby, at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000fJxplQfnGlUchecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000fJxplQfnGlU/1"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000fJxplQfnGlU/s/500/I0000fJxplQfnGlU.jpg" alt="Dominion employee Stewart Morris walks on the grounds of the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />Dominion employee Stewart Morris walks on the grounds of the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeDominion employee Stewart Morris walks on the grounds of the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000Lvv0v3Bp_20checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000Lvv0v3Bp_20/2"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000Lvv0v3Bp_20/s/500/I0000Lvv0v3Bp_20.jpg" alt="A Dominion employee shows a small crack in a building, which was determined to pre-date the recent 5.8 magnitude earthquake, at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />A Dominion employee shows a small crack in a building, which was determined to pre-date the recent 5.8 magnitude earthquake, at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeA Dominion employee shows a small crack in a building, which was determined to pre-date the recent 5.8 magnitude earthquake, at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000ltBxZBv_EKQchecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000ltBxZBv_EKQ/3"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000ltBxZBv_EKQ/s/500/I0000ltBxZBv_EKQ.jpg" alt="Dominion employee Stewart Morris listens during a media tour of the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />Dominion employee Stewart Morris listens during a media tour of the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeDominion employee Stewart Morris listens during a media tour of the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000Lv_.Uc439p8checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000Lv_.Uc439p8/4"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000Lv_.Uc439p8/s/500/I0000Lv_.Uc439p8.jpg" alt="People look at one of the two reactor containment buildings at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />People look at one of the two reactor containment buildings at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakePeople look at one of the two reactor containment buildings at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000Bn_0qBJ3Dqkchecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000Bn_0qBJ3Dqk/5"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000Bn_0qBJ3Dqk/s/500/I0000Bn_0qBJ3Dqk.jpg" alt="An employee walks through the turbine building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />An employee walks through the turbine building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeAn employee walks through the turbine building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000_G8Zk_9io08checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000_G8Zk_9io08/6"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000_G8Zk_9io08/s/500/I0000_G8Zk_9io08.jpg" alt="Dominion employees Stewart Morris and Craig McClung, right, inspect an area of the turbine building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />Dominion employees Stewart Morris and Craig McClung, right, inspect an area of the turbine building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeDominion employees Stewart Morris and Craig McClung, right, inspect an area of the turbine building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000bvKRLJQ4B7Qchecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000bvKRLJQ4B7Q/7"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000bvKRLJQ4B7Q/s/500/I0000bvKRLJQ4B7Q.jpg" alt="Damage to a concrete footing which occured during the recent 5.8 magnitude earthquake at the North Anna nuclear power station, and which is considered by company officials to be the worst damage at the plant, on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />Damage to a concrete footing which occured during the recent 5.8 magnitude earthquake at the North Anna nuclear power station, and which is considered by company officials to be the worst damage at the plant, on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeDamage to a concrete footing which occured during the recent 5.8 magnitude earthquake at the North Anna nuclear power station, and which is considered by company officials to be the worst damage at the plant, on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000NDCgriktKv0checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000NDCgriktKv0/8"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000NDCgriktKv0/s/500/I0000NDCgriktKv0.jpg" alt="Hard hats and safety glasses sit in cubbies at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />Hard hats and safety glasses sit in cubbies at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeHard hats and safety glasses sit in cubbies at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I00000bYj9VD0Q8wchecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I00000bYj9VD0Q8w/9"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I00000bYj9VD0Q8w/s/500/I00000bYj9VD0Q8w.jpg" alt="The reactor control room at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />The reactor control room at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeThe reactor control room at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I00007KwjzBfq5HQchecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I00007KwjzBfq5HQ/10"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I00007KwjzBfq5HQ/s/500/I00007KwjzBfq5HQ.jpg" alt="Dominion employee Timothy Morris works in the reactor control room at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />Dominion employee Timothy Morris works in the reactor control room at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeDominion employee Timothy Morris works in the reactor control room at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000T8YWQoRoj.cchecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000T8YWQoRoj.c/11"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000T8YWQoRoj.c/s/500/I0000T8YWQoRoj.c.jpg" alt="Dominion employee Stephen Sidle works in the reactor control room at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />Dominion employee Stephen Sidle works in the reactor control room at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeDominion employee Stephen Sidle works in the reactor control room at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000Rov1ZEuZ3kgchecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000Rov1ZEuZ3kg/12"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000Rov1ZEuZ3kg/s/500/I0000Rov1ZEuZ3kg.jpg" alt="Dominion employee Stephen Sidle, right, and another employee work in the reactor control room at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />Dominion employee Stephen Sidle, right, and another employee work in the reactor control room at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeDominion employee Stephen Sidle, right, and another employee work in the reactor control room at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000Pb0n8ZWqdm4checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000Pb0n8ZWqdm4/13"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000Pb0n8ZWqdm4/s/500/I0000Pb0n8ZWqdm4.jpg" alt="The earthquake instrument panel in the reactor control room at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />The earthquake instrument panel in the reactor control room at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeThe earthquake instrument panel in the reactor control room at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000cu890rdbJjUchecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000cu890rdbJjU/14"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000cu890rdbJjU/s/500/I0000cu890rdbJjU.jpg" alt="Dominion employee Craig McClung stands in a room containing one of the emergency diesel generators at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />Dominion employee Craig McClung stands in a room containing one of the emergency diesel generators at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeDominion employee Craig McClung stands in a room containing one of the emergency diesel generators at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000qmKH8mJV0Kschecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000qmKH8mJV0Ks/15"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000qmKH8mJV0Ks/s/500/I0000qmKH8mJV0Ks.jpg" alt="Dominion employee Stewart Morris stands in a room containing one of the emergency diesel generators at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />Dominion employee Stewart Morris stands in a room containing one of the emergency diesel generators at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeDominion employee Stewart Morris stands in a room containing one of the emergency diesel generators at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I00000xbd8RilAPochecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I00000xbd8RilAPo/16"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I00000xbd8RilAPo/s/500/I00000xbd8RilAPo.jpg" alt="Dominion employees Craig McClung, left, and Stewart Morris put on protective clothing to enter the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />Dominion employees Craig McClung, left, and Stewart Morris put on protective clothing to enter the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeDominion employees Craig McClung, left, and Stewart Morris put on protective clothing to enter the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000lo5orA5iAzAchecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000lo5orA5iAzA/17"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000lo5orA5iAzA/s/500/I0000lo5orA5iAzA.jpg" alt="Dominion employee Stewart Morris and reporter Matt Wald enter the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />Dominion employee Stewart Morris and reporter Matt Wald enter the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeDominion employee Stewart Morris and reporter Matt Wald enter the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000oIO.DStXvN4checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000oIO.DStXvN4/18"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000oIO.DStXvN4/s/500/I0000oIO.DStXvN4.jpg" alt="The reactor vessel and control rods at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />The reactor vessel and control rods at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeThe reactor vessel and control rods at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I000078CoMZuQ7tAchecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I000078CoMZuQ7tA/19"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I000078CoMZuQ7tA/s/500/I000078CoMZuQ7tA.jpg" alt="People look at the reactor vessel and control rods at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />People look at the reactor vessel and control rods at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakePeople look at the reactor vessel and control rods at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000jEcGD3aXj_Mchecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-12-02T20:45:32Z2011-12-02T20:45:32ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000jEcGD3aXj_M/20"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000jEcGD3aXj_M/s/500/I0000jEcGD3aXj_M.jpg" alt="Dominion employees inspect inside the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
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checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeDominion employees inspect inside the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000Kfw6uAlYrSochecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000Kfw6uAlYrSo/22"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000Kfw6uAlYrSo/s/500/I0000Kfw6uAlYrSo.jpg" alt="Dominion employees inspect inside the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
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checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeDominion employees inspect inside the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000nM919e9X2IAchecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000nM919e9X2IA/23"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000nM919e9X2IA/s/500/I0000nM919e9X2IA.jpg" alt="Dominion employee Craig McClung inspects inside the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />Dominion employee Craig McClung inspects inside the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeDominion employee Craig McClung inspects inside the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffmanhttp://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com/image/I0000q4_nntENn8gchecking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquake by Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times2011-09-15T12:23:08Z2011-09-15T12:23:08ZBrendan Hoffmanhttp://www.brendanhoffman.com<a href="http://brendanhoffman.photoshelter.com//gallery-image/G0000qB2QkCsHZ7Q/I0000q4_nntENn8g/24"><img src="http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000q4_nntENn8g/s/500/I0000q4_nntENn8g.jpg" alt="Dominion employees inspect inside the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)" ></a>
<br />Dominion employees inspect inside the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times <a href="http://www.brendanhoffman.com">(Brendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York Times)</a>Brendan Hoffman<hr>
checking the Nuclear Power plant post-earthquakeDominion employees inspect inside the reactor containment building at the North Anna nuclear power station on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Mineral, VA. Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman/Brendan Hoffman for the New York TimesBrendan Hoffman