Jun 18, 2014

NRA to begin safety review at Higashidori

The nation’s nuclear regulator said Wednesday it would begin safety checks on a reactor at Aomori Prefecture’s Higashidori nuclear plant, despite an ongoing survey of possible seismological faults running beneath the complex. The Nuclear Regulation Authority will inspect the plant’s No. 1 reactor for ...

Feb 19, 2013

Faults may be active under Aomori plant

Significant portions of major geological faults running under Tohoku Electric Power Co.'s Higashidori nuclear plant in Aomori Prefecture are probably active, a Nuclear Regulation Authority panel says.