The secondary cooling tower of the material test reactor collapsed Japan Atomic Energy Agency September 9 14:57
According to the Japan Atomic Energy Agency and Ibaraki Prefecture, at around 7:40 am on the 9th, the secondary cooling tower of the material test reactor in the Oarai Research Institute in Oarai Town, Ibaraki Prefecture collapsed due to the influence of typhoon No. 15. .
The test furnace has been shut down since 2006, and now there is no radioactive material in the test furnace and there are no injuries. In addition, there is no change in the values of the monitoring posts installed in the laboratory and the monitoring posts installed in the vicinity by Ibaraki Prefecture, meaning there is no leakage of radioactive materials.