At the time of a nuclear accident “Clarify responsibility of the president” Nuclear Regulatory Commission July 10 4:09
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has sought to clarify the responsibility of the president in the event of a nuclear accident in the "safety rules" that TEPCO has compiled procedures for managing nuclear power plants.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission passed the examination required for restarting three years ago for the No. 6 and No. 7 units of the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant in Niigata Prefecture, saying that they meet the new regulatory standards, but the nuclear power plant management We request that TEPCO's approach and attitude in order to prevent an accident from occurring will be stipulated in the “Safety Regulations” that summarizes the procedures for inspections and inspections.
Regarding this, at the meeting of the regulatory committee on the 9th, the president should promptly receive a report and judge the response even if the risk of an accident is uncertain and uncertain. He also explained that the records should be kept for 5 years.
However, in addition to the fact that the regulatory committee has pointed out that the storage period is short, it is necessary to clarify the responsibility of the president in the event of an accident, and the legal expert's statement of opinion is presented. I asked.
TEPCO is considering revising the content.
One of the lessons learned from TEPCO's study showing the risk of a huge tsunami in the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant nine years ago was that the measures had been delayed, saying, "It is not yet confirmed." I will.