In a key decision likely to affect efforts to restart the nation’s nuclear power plants, the Osaka District Court ruled Tuesday that two reactors in Oi, Fukui Prefecture, are operating under rational safety standards and that it is not clear there is a concrete danger posed by their location near active faults.

The decision allows the Oi plant’s reactors 3 and 4, the only two of Japan’s 50 commercial nuclear reactors currently online, to continue operating until they are due to be shut down for safety inspections in September.

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