Ignalina shuts downÉagain

  • 1998-12-03
  • Daniel Silva
VISAGINAS - Less than a week after it was reopened, authorities were once again forced to shut down the oldest of the two reactors at the Ignalina nuclear power plant.A decision to close the reactor, called Unit 1, was made after the control room stopped receiving data early on the morning of Nov. 27. The problem was traced to technical problems in the computers of the data processing system known as TITAN."With no information as to how the reactor was working, we could not continue to keep it in operation," said Ina Didzivlite, Ignalina's public relations manager.This is the first time a f...
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