Problems with Leningrad nuclear power plant reactor

Publish date: November 17, 1997

Written by: Thomas Nilsen

One of the four RMBK reactors at Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant has been operating at half its capacity since Thursday, November 13. The turbo-generator of Unit 1 was diconnected by a fuse outage. The radiation level in the reactor room is reported to be normal. A commision has been set up trying to find out what made the fuse blow, reports Interfax news agency.

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