Sapporo – Shimane Gov. Tatsuya Maruyama on Thursday gave his approval to restarting Chugoku Electric Power Co.’s No. 2 reactor at the Shimane nuclear power plant, paving the way for a restart sometime in the fiscal year beginning April 2023.
“I believe the No. 2 reactor restart is unavoidable under the current circumstances,” the governor told the prefectural assembly while explaining his reasons for the decision.