Yutaka Nose, mayor of Takahama, Fukui Prefecture, agreed Thursday to a restart of Kansai Electric Power Co.’s Takahama No. 3 and No. 4 nuclear reactors, saying he made his decision after consultations on safety issues with the central government.

“After considering the overall relevant factors, Takahama has decided it understands the restarts,” Nose told the town assembly.

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