• Kyodo


The two nuclear reactors currently in operation in Japan have no serious safety problems in light of new regulations taking effect in July, regulators said in a draft assessment report released Thursday.

The assessment, if finalized by the Nuclear Regulation Authority, will enable reactors 3 and 4 at Kansai Electric Power Co.’s Oi plant in Fukui Prefecture to remain online through September, when they will be taken offline for mandatory routine checks.

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