• Chunichi Shimbun


The Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant crisis prompted the government to ask untilities nationwide to draw up mid- and long-term countermeasures against future earthquakes and tsunami.

Among six power plants that supply electricity for commercial use in the Chubu region, only two — the Hamaoka facility in Shizuoka Prefecture operated by Chubu Electric Power Co., and Hokuriku Electric Power Co.’s Shika plant in Ishikawa Prefecture — will be able to complete the construction of new seawalls by the end of this year.

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