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The Fukuoka High Court upheld on Wednesday a lower court decision to dismiss a demand by local residents to halt nuclear reactors in Saga Prefecture over safety concerns.

Around 70 residents had appealed the Saga District Court’s ruling in March last year that denied an injunction to halt operation of reactors Nos. 3 and 4 at Kyushu Electric Power Co.’s Genkai nuclear power plant.

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