Daily Archives: 2012/05/03

Utilities gave nuclear plant hosts billions via The Japan Times

Electric utilities, their subsidiaries and related organizations provided at least ¥28.7 billion to local governments, mostly as donations, during the five years through March 31, local government sources and data obtained by Kyodo News revealed. The electric power companies incorporated … Continue reading

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Famed Buddhist nun in antinuclear hunger strike via The Japan Times

Novelist and Buddhist nun Jakucho Setouchi joined a hunger strike Wednesday in front of the industry ministry in Tokyo in protest the government’s moves to restart idled reactors at the Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture. Setouchi, 89, together … Continue reading

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