• Kyodo


The Tomari nuclear plant in Hokkaido and the Tsuruga plant in Fukui Prefecture are at risk of being surprised by earthquakes that exceed their quake-resistance specifications, a report by three utilities said Monday.

The finding, based on the plants’ current quake-resistance standards, was included in analyses they drafted at the request of the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency, which is still struggling with the Fukushima disaster.

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