TSURUGA, Fukui Pref. — Alarms sounded Sunday evening and early Monday at the Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture, raising doubts about efforts launched Wednesday to restart the second reactor since the Fukushima nuclear crisis erupted in March 2011.
Government officials ruled out any delay in the restart procedure.
But the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency said the incidents won’t impact its restart schedule because the rise in pressure was marginal and the emergency generator is functioning normally, although its auxiliary motor may now be useless.
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