Shareholders urge Japan's utilities to end nuclear power generation

Jun 28, 2016

Shareholders urge Japan's utilities to end nuclear power generation

Shareholders urged nine power companies Tuesday to end nuclear power generation, reflecting safety concerns lingering since the 2011 Fukushima disaster. However, the proposals were turned down at the firms’ shareholders meetings. The companies, including Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc., operator of the crippled ...

Jun 7, 2016

Japan, China agree to cooperate on nuclear safety

Environment Minister Tamayo Marukawa and her Chinese counterpart, Chen Jining, have agreed to cooperate on nuclear plant safety and fight against air pollution. In contrast to Japan-China tensions over history and maritime issues, Marukawa and Chen said during a meeting Tuesday in Beijing that ...