Jul 28, 2013

Third check for quake faults ends at Oi plant

Inspectors from the Nuclear Regulation Authority on Sunday wrapped up their third seismic survey of the Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture. Deputy NRA chief Kunihiko Shimazaki, who participated in the two-day survey, said the new regulator will carefully evaluate whether a crush ...

Japan nuke plant checked again for active earthquake fault

Jul 27, 2013

Japan nuke plant checked again for active earthquake fault

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears at a news conference in Manila on Saturday..”. | KYODOInspectors from the Nuclear Regulation Authority on Saturday started their third on-site survey o check for active faults beneath the Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture. The only two ...

Jul 12, 2013

More restarts sought

Kyushu Electric Power Co. filed Friday for government safety assessments on two reactors, raising to 12 the number of units for which restarts are being sought in the wake of the introduction earlier this week of new safety requirements. Power utilities are rushing to ...

Jan 24, 2013

Faults may void Tepco's Niigata plant

Some of the faults running under the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa atomic plant, the world's biggest nuclear power complex, could be considered active under the new regulator's safety standards.