Investigating the cause of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident Resumed again next month NRA September 11 18:18
About the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to be eight years and a half in 11 days from the occurrence, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the investigation of the cause was resumed in October, now putting together a report to the prospect of the next year It was.
The NRA has investigated and analyzed the cause of the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and compiled a report five years ago. Since then, the survey was temporarily suspended.
The regulatory committee officially decided to resume next month on the 11th. There are 16 members of the study group involved in the investigation, including Chairman Toyoshi Sarada of the Regulatory Committee, as well as nuclear safety experts from the Japan Atomic Energy Agency and engineers from manufacturers.
In the survey, we will analyze the reason why the safety equipment for cooling the reactor did not work properly and the reason for the massive release of radioactive materials, based on the newly discovered situation in the field. It also means that we are investigating the same type of nuclear power plant as the first unit at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and making various comparisons. Regulatory Commission has decided to put together a report to the prospect of the next year.
“In addition to washing the traces of the accident one by one, I also have a strong interest in how the measures were taken at that time,” said the Chairman of the Regulatory Committee.