NISA to conduct study to report effects of aging on safety of nuclear stations

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NISA has initiated a study of the impact of aging degradation, accidents, and damage on the safety of nuclear stations.  The board will focus on the degradation of critical equipment and piping, and reevaluate seismic performance.

Another area of focus will be radiation leaks from nuclear fuel begins to melt, and look for indicators that tend to increase risk.  The board plans to summarize its focus and goals withing the next year.



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