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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