IAEA: Japan says state of emergency at Onagawa

By REUTERS
March 13, 2011 16:33




VIENNA - Japanese authorities have told the U.N. nuclear watchdog that the lowest state of emergency has been reported by the operator at the Onagawa nuclear power plant, the Vienna-based agency said on Sunday.

"The alert was declared as a consequence of radioactivity readings exceeding allowed levels in the area surrounding the plant. Japanese authorities are investigating the source of radiation," the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a statement.


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