• Kyodo


The Fukushima Prefectural Government will abolish a nuclear fuel tax imposed on two power plants operated by Tokyo Electric Power Co., with an eye to having both decommissioned.

Gov. Yuhei Sato said Monday the prefecture seeks the decommissioning of all reactors, including the three that suffered meltdowns in March 2011 at the six-reactor Fukushima No. 1 power plant, as well as the nearby four-reactor Fukushima No. 2 plant.

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