National Mar 7, 2017

Mayor gives OK to restart two Genkai reactors

A Saga Prefecture mayor approved a plan Tuesday to restart two nuclear reactors in his town, a step toward the resumption of the nation's third atomic power plant since the 2011 Fukushima disaster. "While taking the assembly's approval seriously, I decided to accept the government's ...

National Mar 20, 2015

Lawsuit targeting Genkai nuclear plant's MOX plan rejected

The Saga District Court on Friday rejected a suit seeking to block Kyushu Electric Power Co.'s plan to use plutonium-uranium mixed oxide fuel (MOX) at the Genkai power plant in Saga Prefecture. "Any danger has not been proven," the court said as it handed down ...