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NRA team maintains active fault runs directly beneath Tsuruga nuclear reactor via The Mainichi

A Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) inspection team has told Japan Atomic Power Co. (JAPC), operator of the Tsuruga Nuclear Power Plant in Fukui Prefecture, it will not accept the power company’s rebuttal of an inspection team report stating there is … Continue reading

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Fukushima Watch: Lawmakers Rank the Safety of Japan’s 50 Reactors via The Wall Street Journal

In a country as small, crowded and earthquake-prone as Japan, vetting nuclear reactors for safety is key — as the March 2011 accident at Fukushima Daiichi showed. Japan is the only economy, besides Taiwan, that has so many nuclear plants … Continue reading

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Fukui nuclear panel members took utility-linked grants via The Asahi Shimbun

Several members of a panel expected to be key in the restart of nuclear reactors in Fukui Prefecture have accepted 14.9 million yen ($180,000) in research grants from an organization linked to the plant operator as well as an electric … Continue reading

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