Takahama, Fukui Nuclear Power Plants Meet New Safety Standards, Pave Way for Restart

The Nuclear Regulatory Agency of Japan has certified that two reactors at the Takahama Nuclear Power Plant in Takahama, Fukui Prefecture have met new safety standards, clearing the way for a restart of the facility.  Article cites rising energy costs as damaging local businesses in the Kansai region.  Article closes by discussing need for sustained popular debate on nuclear policy.

December 18, 2014 – Mainichi Shimbun

http://mainichi.jp/english/english/perspectives/news/20141218p2a00m0na012000c.html

 

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