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Submission of Tokai Daini Nuclear Power Plant Countermeasure Facility Plan to NRA | NHK News

2019-09-24T09:41:55.221Z

About the Tokai No. 2 nuclear power plant in Ibaraki Prefecture, the only nuclear power station in the Tokyo metropolitan area, Japan Nuclear Power ...



Submit Tokai Daini Nuclear Power Plant Countermeasure Facility Plan to Nuclear Regulatory Commission September 24, 18:37

Regarding the Tokai No. 2 nuclear power plant in Ibaraki Prefecture, the only nuclear power station in the Tokyo metropolitan area, Japan Nuclear Power will complete a terrorism countermeasure facility obliged to be installed under the new regulatory standards by four years later by October 5 The plan to submit was submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on the 24th.

New regulatory standards mandate the installation of facilities such as spare control rooms and facilities for remotely cooling reactors in preparation for anti-terrorism measures such as aircraft.

About this, Japan Atomic Power Co., Ltd. spent about 61 billion yen on the Tokai No. 2 nuclear power plant in Tokai Village, Ibaraki Prefecture, in addition to a spare control room and cooling facility, as well as a facility to lower the pressure of the reactor pressure vessel remotely. A plan to install power supply equipment to supply power to the reactor building was compiled and submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Completion is 4 years later until October 5th.

The installation of anti-terrorism facilities is set within five years from the approval of the nuclear power plant construction plan necessary for re-operation.

However, it is necessary to obtain prior consent from six neighboring local governments, including Tokai Village, for re-operation.

Governor of Ibaraki Prefecture “To be the subject of debate with high interest from citizens”

In connection with the plan to set up a counter-terrorism facility at the Tokai Daini Nuclear Power Plant, Governor Oikawa from Ibaraki Prefecture said, “It will eventually require a stage to hear the opinions of the citizens, including the application for a counter-terrorism facility.” As for the pros and cons, this plan was also included in the judgment material, and the idea that it would be a judgment after hearing the opinions of the citizens of the prefecture was shown again.

In addition, regarding the handling of anti-terrorism facilities at the expert meeting of the prefecture that verifies the safety of the nuclear power plant, “The anti-terrorism measures were highly interested by the citizens of the prefecture and were raised as problems at the prefectural information session. Naturally, it ’s a matter of debate whether it ’s something that works or something that works well, ”he said.

Source: nhk

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