Subscription Only: Japan Nuclear Operator Conducts Check on Risky Unit
Wall Street Journal
By PHRED DVORAK
May 25, 2012
[Tepco] said it took extra steps this week to check the soundness of one of its riskiest reactor buildings
The investigation—the first of its kind to take place at Fukushima Daiichi since three reactors spun out of control 14 months ago
The utility did find slight buckling in an outside wall likely caused by an explosion, [Tepco spokesman Junichi Matsumoto said at a news conference] said, but added that it was so small and the wall so far from the pool that it didn’t pose a danger.
Published: May 25th, 2012 at 3:26 pm ET