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As for Angle of Death’s Next Nuke Choices…

Posted by feww on October 5, 2017

Fukushima operator given green light to restart nuclear reactors!!

The mindless nuclear regulators in Japan, a part of the global nuclear mafia, have given the operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (TEPCO), initial approval to restart two reactors, just six years after the March 2011 triple meltdown, and despite the fact that TEPCO is still struggling to decommission other rectors.

Five tiny men, acting as Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) commissioners, have voted unanimously to approve the restarts at reactors No 6 and No 7, each with a capacity of 1,356 megawatts, at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant, said to be the world’s largest NPP.

Greenpeace Germany has correctly accused the NRA of recklessness.

“It is the same disregard for nuclear risks that resulted in Tepco’s 2011 triple reactor meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi site. Approving the safety of reactors at the world’s largest nuclear plant when it is at extreme risk from major earthquakes completely exposes the weakness of Japan’s nuclear regulator,” said a senior nuclear specialist with the organization.

Some 23 seismic faultlines run through the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa site, Greenpeace said.

The Japan Centre for Economic Research estimates the total cost of the Fukushima cleanup, which is expected to take up to 40 years,  to reach 70tn yen (~ $620bn).

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Another fire at TEPCO nuclear plant

Posted by feww on December 9, 2008

Fire at Tokyo Electric Power Co nuclear complex sickens worker

A fire broke out at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear complex owned by Tokyo Electric Power Co, a spokesman said.

A worker was sickened from inhaling smoke, but there was no radiation leak from the incident, the company said.

The nuclear power complex, which was put out of action caused by extensive damage in a 2007 earthquake is reportedly undergoing repairs and quake resistance enhancement (!)

The incident occurred within two days of a full week’s inspection by a team of 10 experts from the United Nations nuclear watchdog, International Atomic Energy Agency, that was assessing earthquakes safety measures.

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