• Kyodo


A group of lawmakers from the Liberal Democratic Party seeking to phase out nuclear power has compiled a proposal for drastically revising the nation’s basic energy plan that is to be approved by the Cabinet in January, according to sources close to the group.

While the current draft version of the energy plan says nuclear power is an important power source that serves as a foundation for a stable energy supply, the group’s proposal would describe nuclear power as a “transitional” energy source, the sources said.

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