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The governors of Kyoto and Shiga prefectures visited the Oi nuclear power plant in neighboring Fukui Prefecture on Thursday to check on its safety measures as the central government considers resuming operation of two of its idled reactors.

Kyoto Gov. Keiji Yamada and Shiga Gov. Yukiko Kada are reluctant to let Kansai Electric Power Co. fire up the reactors because of the risk that their prefectures will be endangered if an accident hits the plant.

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