The Canadian Press

2015-07-18 | Cda Nuclear Safety

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More than four years after an earthquake and tsunami triggered a meltdown of three nuclear reactors in Fukushima, Japan, lessons learned are still being put into place at nuclear power plants in Canada. The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission produced a report in 2013, and action items - such as additional back-up power and cooling water supplies - are to be completed by the end of this year. But Shawn-Patrick Stensil, a nuclear industry observer with Greenpeace, says the commission needs to go further. (Ramzi Jammal, the commission's executive vice-president says every nuclear power facility must able to be self-sufficient for days or up to a week following an accident.)

Date: 2015-07-18
Placeline: TORONTO.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

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