News: Tepco shares slump over safety breaches at Kashiwazaki Kariwa nuclear station.
TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) shares fell about 7% after Japan’s nuclear regulator identified security breaches at the company’s Kashiwazaki Kariwa station and the industry minister said the facility was unlikely to be back on stream anytime soon can be taken.
Tepco stocks had risen in the past few months in hopes of reconnecting Kashiwazaki Kariwa, the world’s largest nuclear power plant, after years of trying to convince regulators and local residents that they would do the ten years ago Lessons learned from the Fukushima disaster.
Reporting by Aaron Sheldrick; Editing by Shri Navaratnam
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