• Kyodo


Kansai Electric Power Co. President Makoto Yagi is considering presenting a medium- to long-term timetable for the implementation of safety measures for two idled reactors at its Oi nuclear power plant to industry minister Yukio Edano on Monday morning, sources familiar with the move said Sunday.

Edano, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and two other ministers will assess the timetable, submission of which is a prerequisite for resuming the Nos. 3 and 4 reactors at the Oi nuclear complex in Fukui Prefecture, to determine if the safety of the reactors will be ensured.

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