Tag Archives: the Nuclear Regulation Authority

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

Posted in *English | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

EDITORIAL: Reflections on 2 years without nuclear power ahead of planned restarts via The Asahi Shimbun

[…] Opinion polls show that more than half of the general public is opposed to restarting nuclear reactors. The public’s desire to keep the reactors offline, even at the cost of inconvenience, is due to the fact that people have … Continue reading

Posted in *English | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New nuclear watchdog commissioner received additional industry payment via The Asahi Shimbun

An incoming commissioner of the Nuclear Regulation Authority received payments from the nuclear industry until last month, raising fresh doubts about his impartiality at the nuclear watchdog, The Asahi Shimbun has found. Satoru Tanaka, a professor of nuclear engineering at … Continue reading

Posted in *English | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment