Osaka (AFP) March 20, 2011 - Engineers at Japan's stricken nuclear plant were checking the cooling and other systems at reactor No. 2 late Sunday, aiming to restore the power soon, operator TEPCO said. An external electricity supply has been restored to the distributor but power at the reactor unit was not yet back, spokesman Naohiro Omura said. "It will take more time. It's not clear when we can try to restore the systems," he said. The cooling systems -- designed to protect the
The radiation-suited crews were striving to restore electricity to the ageing facility 250 kilometres (155 miles) northeast of
Days before quake, plant operator admitted oversight
Osaka (AFP) March 20, 2011 - Days before Japan plunged into an atomic crisis after a giant earthquake and tsunami knocked out power at the ageing Fukushima nuclear plant, its operator had admitted faking repairrecords.