Oct 10, 2015

Second reactor heads for restart after nod from Ehime assembly

The Ehime Prefectural Assembly consented Friday to a plan to restart a nuclear power plant despite lingering safety concerns from the 2011 Fukushima core meltdowns. The acceptance of a petition for reactivating the No. 3 reactor at Shikoku Electric Power Co.’s Ikata plant and ...

Nov 17, 2014

Tokihiro Nakamura wins second term as Ehime governor

Tokihiro Nakamura was re-elected governor of Ehime Prefecture on Sunday, defeating a challenger backed by the Japanese Communist Party to secure a second four-year term. The focus of the campaign was limited to Nakamura’s handling of prefectural affairs. Regarding the potential restart of Shikoku ...