The semigovernmental Electric Power Development Co. (J-Power) said Monday it will move the site of a planned nuclear reactor in Oma, Aomori Prefecture, because it could not persuade landowners to sell their property.

J-Power President Yoshihiko Nakagaki briefed Aomori Gov. Morio Kimura on plans to relocate the advanced boiling water reactor 200 meters to the south, the Tokyo-based firm said.

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