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Japan court revokes state approval for Ohi nuclear reactors via Reuters

TOKYO, Dec 4 (Reuters) – The Osaka district court on Friday revoked the operating permit for two reactors at Kansai Electric Power Co’s Ohi nuclear power plant in Fukui prefecture, western Japan, the utility said. […] The court ruled in … Continue reading

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DAN ROBITZSKI […] After the devastating storm that brought down the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Japan imposed a slew of new safety standards, Agence France-Presse reports. A reactor at the Onagawa nuclear plant, which was damaged by the same tsunami but fared … Continue reading

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Tenth reactor to restart in Japan following Fukushima disaster shutdown via Bellona

A nuclear power plant damaged in the 2011 Japanese tsunami that caused a meltdown at three reactors at Fukushima is slated to come back online after the governor of the Myagi prefecture greenlighted the resumption last week. A nuclear power … Continue reading

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The stalled restart of idled reactors via the Japan Times

The year 2019 is drawing to a close without any nuclear power reactor idled since the 2011 Fukushima disaster being reactivated. Reactor No. 1 at the Takahama nuclear power plant operated by Kansai Electric Power Co. was initially expected to … 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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Japan commission supports nuclear power despite Fukushima via Minneapolis Star Tribune

By Mari Yamaguchi TOKYO — Japan’s nuclear policy-setting Atomic Energy Commission called Thursday for nuclear power to remain a key component of the country’s energy supply despite broad public support for a less nuclear-reliant society. The commission recommended in a … Continue reading

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Japan nuclear watchdog says two reactors at Tepco’s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa to stay idle — for now via The Japan Times

The country’s atomic watchdog held off certifying the safety of two idle reactors at Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.’s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant in Niigata Prefecture on Wednesday, citing a lack of debate on specific safety measures taken. The Nuclear … Continue reading

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Two reactors at Tepco’s giant Niigata plant close to being restarted via the Japan Times

Two Tokyo Electric reactors at the massive Kashiwazaki-Kariwa power station in Niigata Prefecture are expected to clear the initial safety hurdle for restarts soon, sources said Friday. According to the sources, the Nuclear Regulation Authority will start talks on the … Continue reading

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TEPCO hopes to restart Niigata nuclear power plant in 2019 via The Asahi Shimbun

Tokyo Electric Power Co. is seeking to restart its Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant in Kashiwazaki, Niigata Prefecture, one of the largest in the world, in April 2019 at the earliest. However, among the many obstacles that TEPCO faces is obtaining … Continue reading

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SF Japan Consulate Speak-Out Stop Restarting Japan’s Nuclear Reactors-Evacuate Children via No-Nukes Action Committee

1/11 SF Japan Consulate Speak-Out Stop Restarting Japan’s Nuclear Reactors Evacuate Children and Families From Fukushima Wednesday January 11, 2017 3:00 PM San Francisco Japanese Consulate 275 Battery St./California St. San Francisco On Wednesday January 11, 2017, there will be … Continue reading

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