• Kyodo


The Nuclear Regulation Authority found no critical problems during an on-site inspection Saturday of Kansai Electric Power Co.’s Oi nuclear plant, while assessing whether its two reactors can meet new safety requirements coming into force in July.

“We did not come away with any impression that something is definitively insufficient or needs an emergency response,” NRA Commissioner Toyoshi Fuketa said after his team examined reactors 3 and 4, the nation’s sole operating units, in Fukui Prefecture.

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