• Kyodo


Fukui Gov. Issei Nishikawa is expected this week to endorse the restart of two reactors at Kansai Electric Power Co.’s Oi atomic plant, after a local nuclear safety commission officially informed him Monday that steps have been taken to ensure their safety, sources said.

Hideyuki Nakagawa, head of the commission set up by the prefectural government, presented Nishikawa with a report compiled by the panel after examining reactors 3 and 4 at Kepco’s plant in the Fukui town of Oi.

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