Rokkasho – Japan’s Nuclear Reprocessing Plant – Is Running On Emergency Diesel Power

JAIF also reported that the Rokkasho reprocessing facility was being powered by emergency diesel generators. No other unusual events or radiation leaks have been reported.

http://www.neimagazine.com/story.asp?sectioncode=132&storyCode=2059127

“As of 8 p.m., the base remained almost completely black, save for some buildings with generator back-up. All we can assume is people are hunkering down and bundling up because there’s no heat. It’s brutal.

“There were two big fears: one, that the tsunami would reach far enough inland — two miles — to swamp the base.

“The second was the nuclear power plant Rokkasho. (The Rokkasho nuclear reprocessing facility was being powered by emergency diesel generators. No other unusual events or radiation leaks have been reported.)

http://www.stripes.com/news/at-misawa-cold-miserable-and-scared-people-1.137385

Between the Pacific Ocean coastline and the rich farmland of Rokkasho, in northern Japan, stands a vast and controversial monument to man’s triumph over nature.

The 12.7 trillion yen Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant, which can recycle up to 800 tonnes of nuclear waste a year for reuse, will launch the pacifist nation into a new era of nuclear power when it commences operations in July.

http://www.smh.com.au/news/world/japans-nuclear-waste-will-spill-from-new-plants-chimney/2008/04/25/1208743246473.html

more:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rokkasho_Reprocessing_Plant

http://vsoulu.blogspot.com/2011/03/nuclear-dangers-in-japan.html

http://urlet.com/bonaparte.valley

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One Response to “Rokkasho – Japan’s Nuclear Reprocessing Plant – Is Running On Emergency Diesel Power”

  1. […] im äußersten Norden Japan – hört man übrigens kaum etwas. Lediglich vor einigen Tagen wurde berichtet, die Kühlung der Brennstäbe werde mit Dieselmotoren angetrieben. Leave a Comment LikeBe the […]

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