Restarted Kagoshima reactor churning out power after two-year hiatus

Aug 14, 2015

Restarted Kagoshima reactor churning out power after two-year hiatus

Japan resumed using electricity generated by nuclear power Friday after a two-year hiatus, following the reactivation earlier this week of a reactor upgraded under tough new safety regulations. The No. 1 reactor at Kyushu Electric Power Co.’s Sendai plant in Kagoshima Prefecture began generating ...

Aug 11, 2015

Nuclear evacuees will be allowed to stay overnight in Fukushima town

, KYODO In a preparatory step toward allowing them to return permanently, the central government will allow nuclear evacuees from Kawamata, Fukushima Prefecture, to stay overnight in their homes on a temporary basis for a three-month period starting Aug. 31, officials said. The plan ...