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Clash over restarting Tomari nuclear reactor averted via The Japan Times online

SAPPORO — The industry ministry narrowly avoided clashing with Hokkaido over restarting commercial operations of a Tomari nuclear power plant reactor by opting to await Gov. Harumi Takahashi’s consent.

After the No. 3 reactor cleared the final test to check its safety Thursday, industry minister Banri Kaieda told reporters he hopes to issue a certificate on the completion of regular checks “as soon as possible” after winning Hokkaido’s consent.

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See for related article in Japanese 泊原発3号機、来週にも再開容認 道知事「時間かけない」

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  1. norma field says

    The headline, by choosing the language of “clash averted,” presumes that “averting” such a clash between the central government’s desire for early re-start and local “concerns” is the most important issue at hand.

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