Japan regulator to re-investigate Fukushima disaster over radiation leak concerns


(Reuters) – Japan’s nuclear regulator plans to reinvestigate the Fukushima disaster, in which three reactors at an atomic power plant run by Tokyo Electric Power melted down after an earthquake and tsunami eight years ago, it said on Wednesday.

In its investigation, the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) will seek to establish where radiation is leaking from damaged reactor containment vessels, a paper it released showed. It will also look at cooling systems set up to keep the melted fuel in the reactors from overheating, it said.

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