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An emergency situation occurred at the nuclear power plant “Ikata” in Japan, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the Agency Kyodo.
It is noted that in the course of extracting fuel assemblies is stationary, the third block of the station, together with a top part that locks them in the reactor, was accidentally raised one of the 48 regulatory cassettes.
The operator of station — company Shikoku Electric Power Company — reported that the work was immediately stopped and the failure did not affect the environment. Now being investigated causes of the accident, which schedule may be lagging behind.
In 2017, Belgium for nuclear power plant “Blew” in the accident was stopped on a fourth reactor. In the engine room non-nuclear part of the reactor “as a result of a failure between the NPP and the network of high voltage” leakage of steam. Work automation, and the reactor was automatically stopped. The incident affected employee plant.
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