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Makinohara assembly adopts resolution seeking Hamaoka nuclear plant’s permanent halt via The Mainichi Daily News

MAKINOHARA, Shizuoka — The city assembly here on Sept. 26 adopted a resolution calling for a permanent halt to operation of the Hamaoka Nuclear Power Plant as long as its safety in the event of a major earthquake and tsunami cannot be guaranteed.

Makinohara, a city with a population of about 50,000 located within a radius of 10 kilometers from the suspended plant, is the first of five local governments with nuclear safety pacts with Chubu Electric Power Co. to call for a permanent end to the plant’s operations.

Makinohara Mayor Shigeki Nishihara said during the assembly meeting, “There is a high probability of an inland Tokai earthquake, and we cannot give up our demand for a permanent halt.”

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◇ Article in Japanese:

浜岡原発:牧之原市議会が「永久停止」決議を可決へ via mainichi.jp

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