Friday, July 8, 2011

TEPCO stops the cooling system at a nuclear plant for several sparks

The operator of the nuclear power plant in Fukushima Daini, near the central Daichi destroyed by the tsunami, stopped Thursday its cooling system in one of its reactors after the detection of various electrical sparks, as has been reporting agency Kyodo news. The plant operator, Tokyo Electric Power, hopes to be able to restore the cooling system in the plant's reactor number one Daini before the end of Thursday, according to Kyodo.

Daini plant, located about 240 kilometers from Tokyo, is located a few miles from Daiichi plant, destroyed by earthquake and tsunami that marked Japan on March 11.

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