• Kyodo News


The emergency cooling system of a reactor at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant in Niigata Prefecture that has just been restarted experienced a temporary glitch Monday morning, but there was no hazard to the environment, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said.

The glitch was reported as Tepco activated the No. 7 reactor’s core isolation cooling system as part of trial operations that started Saturday.

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