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Worker infection halts anti-terror project at Genkai nuclear plant via The Asahi Shimbun

[…] Kyushu Electric Power Co. suspended work to build an anti-terrorism facility at its Genkai nuclear power plant in Saga Prefecture after a worker there tested positive for the novel coronavirus on April 14. The infected construction worker was involved … Continue reading

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High court nixes call to halt nuclear reactors in southwestern Japan via Japan Today

FUKUOKA The Fukuoka High Court upheld Wednesday a lower court decision to reject a call by local residents to suspend operation of nuclear reactors in the southwestern Japan prefecture of Saga. Some 170 residents had appealed the Saga District Court … Continue reading

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Steam leak prompts power generation to halt at Japan nuclear plant via The Mainichi

FUKUOKA (Kyodo) — Kyushu Electric Power Co. stopped generating and supplying electricity at its nuclear reactor in southwestern Japan on Saturday after detecting a steam leak the previous day.   The utility said there has been no radiation leak and … Continue reading

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Mothers who fled Fukushima fallout raise voices against Genkai plant restart in Saga via The Japan Times

SAGA – A group of mothers who evacuated from the Kanto region to Fukuoka Prefecture after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis is ramping up protests against efforts to restart the Genkai nuclear plant in neighboring Saga. After meeting with Minister … Continue reading

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Town mayor OKs restart of Genkai nuclear plant in Saga via Japan Today

  SAGA — A mayor in southwestern Japan approved a plan Tuesday to restart two nuclear reactors in his town, a step toward the resumption of a third atomic power plant in Japan since the 2011 Fukushima disaster. “While taking … Continue reading

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Genkai mayor asks Kyushu Electric to pay tax on spent nuclear fuel via The Asahi Shimbun

GENKAI, Saga Prefecture–Kyushu Electric Power Co. indicated it was willing to pay a new tax on spent nuclear fuel stored at its Genkai nuclear plant to help the town recover lost revenue from reactor shutdowns. Genkai Mayor Hideo Kishimoto on … Continue reading

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