Bad timing

May 1991
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May1991, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p4
Reports on the nuclear reactor accident at the Mihama No. 2 power plant in Japan. Damage to the cooling system; Release of radioactive steam into the air and sea; Effect of the accident to Japan's plans to build several nuclear power plants; Embarrassment created by the accident to Kansai Electric Power Co.; Kansai's claims that the cooling system constantly received preventive repairs.


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