Surry Nuclear Power Station sirens sound as part of drill

July 19, 2011  //  

Virginia Department of Emergency Management


Virginia Department of Emergency Management
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Richmond, VA 23236 


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July 19, 2011


 Surry Nuclear Power Station sirens sound as part of drill


RICHMOND, VA – The sirens surrounding the Surry Nuclear Power Station sounded at 11:13 a.m. today as part of an annual exercise being conducted at the local and state levels.  Usually, the sirens do not sound during an exercise. 


There is no emergency at the Surry Nuclear Power Station.  


The 68 sirens are located in Williamsburg, Newport News and the counties of Surry, James City, York and Isle of Wight, within a 10-mile radius of the plant.


 


 


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