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3 Sep, 2011

14 risky fault lines found near N-plants : DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE

There are 14 potentially active fault lines in areas near the crisis-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant and other nuclear-related facilities, the government has announced.

The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency announced the results of research undertaken by power utilities following the Great East Japan Earthquake.

The 14 faults discovered to be potentially active were previously considered unlikely to cause earthquakes.

via 14 risky fault lines found near N-plants : National : DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE (The Daily Yomiuri).