Feb 13, 2014

NRA OKs report denying active fault under Oi plant

The Nuclear Regulation Authority on Wednesday approved a report from an expert panel that a crush zone running beneath Kansai Electric Power Co.’s Oi nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture is unlikely to move in the future. NRA Chairman Shunichi Tanaka said that inspections of ...

Dec 17, 2013

Fault under reactor to be checked once more

The Nuclear Regulation Authority may send experts to the Tsuruga nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture to further study a geologic fault that the NRA determined in May to be active, sources said. The NRA commissioners will discuss the issue during their regular meeting ...

Panel probes Monju geologic faults

Jul 17, 2013

Panel probes Monju geologic faults

A team of experts appointed by the Nuclear Regulation Authority starts a two-day investigation on the activity of geologic faults running beneath the Monju prototype fast-breeder reactor in Fukui Prefecture.