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Governors demand halt to restarts via The Japan Times

OTSU, Shiga Pref. — Kyoto Gov. Keiji Yamada and Shiga Gov. Yukiko Kada told reporters Wednesday in Otsu that they have submitted a paper to Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda demanding that the central government halt its planned restart of nuclear … Continue reading

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Vice minister makes case for reactor restart via The Japan Times

Governors of Shiga, Kyoto resist pressure from Tokyo […] Senior vice trade minister Seishu Makino explained to Shiga Gov. Yukiko Kada the central government believes the two idled reactors are safe to use again and that it is necessary to … Continue reading

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Doubt in Kansai grows over plant restarts, blackout predictions via The Japan Times Online

OSAKA — Distrust of the central government’s conclusion that the Oi No. 3 and No. 4 reactors are safe to restart and doubts over Kansai Electric Power Co.’s predictions of possible blackouts without them have grown in Kansai this week. … Continue reading

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Kyoto governor demands reactor safety guarantee via The Japan Times Online

KYOTO — Opposition in the Kansai region to restarting reactors 3 and 4 at the nuclear plant in Oi, Fukui Prefecture, continued to build Thursday, with Kyoto Gov. Keiji Yamada telling the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency that he isn’t … Continue reading

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