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Thousands work daily at Japan nuclear plant selling no power via Chicago Tribune

More than 6,000 workers cycle through the world’s biggest nuclear plant every day to operate and maintain a facility that hasn’t sold a kilowatt of electricity in more than four years. The buzz at Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc.’s … Continue reading

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Tepco bid to restart Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant stymied by governor via The Japan Times

Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s road back to becoming a nuclear power utility remains uncertain amid staunch local opposition to restarting the facility at Kashiwazaki-Kariwa in Niigata Prefecture. The plant is the world’s biggest nuclear power facility. Niigata Gov. Hirohiko Izumida … Continue reading

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Angry scenes as Japan’s TEPCO shareholders demand end to nuclear via Channel News Asia

Furious shareholders in the company that runs Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear power station joined campaigners Thursday to demand the permanent closure of the utility’s atomic plants, as it held its annual meeting. […] There was pushing and shoving between security … Continue reading

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