• Kyodo


The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry sought support Tuesday from the Kyoto Prefectural Government for restarting two idled reactors at the Oi nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture.

Kyoto Gov. Keiji Yamada demanded the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy and the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency give further explanations about the issue, despite having been briefed by Senior Vice Industry Minister Seishu Makino last month that the two reactors are safe to restart, based on the results of computer-simulated stress tests.

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