Lost documents leave world’s largest nuclear power plant in limbo
An employee has placed Japan’s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa facility under further scrutiny after leaving security papers on the roof of a car
The reopening of the world’s biggest nuclear power plant, Japan’s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa, has been placed in further doubt after an employee working from home lost a pile of documents by leaving them on top of a car.
Kashiwazaki-Kariwa was initially shut down in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, and the Japanese nuclear watchdog extended a ban on operations earlier this week, citing safety concerns.
In a statement released on Monday, the plant’s operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco), revealed that…