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Two more idled nuclear reactors, in Fukui Prefecture, are set to obtain safety clearance from regulators, sources said, giving another boost to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan to revive atomic power following the 2011 triple meltdown at Tepco’s Fukushima No. 1 plant.

Reactors 3 and 4 at Kansai Electric Power Co.’s Takahama nuclear plant will follow two reactors operated by Kyushu Electric Power Co. in meeting with the country’s tighter safety requirements, which were imposed after the Fukushima meltdowns, moving a step closer to resuming operation.

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