Tag Archives: Kansai Electric Power Co

Restarts threaten to increase amount of deadly MOX at Takahama plant to 18.5 tons via The Japan Times

Restarting a second reactor at the Takahama nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture will raise the amount of highly toxic spent mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel present there to an estimated 18.5 tons, Jiji Press has learned. The plant run by Kansai … Continue reading

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Japan court rules against nuclear restart in rare ruling via Reuters

(Reuters) – A Japanese court ruled against allowing the restart of a nuclear power plant west of Tokyo on Wednesday, its operator said, a rare case in which anti-nuclear plaintiffs have successfully won a ruling to shut down reactors. The … 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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