National Jan 18, 2014

Hakodate to sue to stop nuclear plant construction in Aomori

The mayor of Hakodate said Saturday that his city plans to sue the central government and a utility around March to halt construction of a nuclear plant in nearby Aomori Prefecture. In the lawsuit to be filed at the Tokyo District Court, the Hakodate Municipal ...

Canadian behind Hakodate nuke fight

National Oct 7, 2013

Canadian behind Hakodate nuke fight

A 58-year-old Canadian who teaches English in Hakodate, Hokkaido, has been mobilizing demonstrations against the construction of a nuclear power plant in Oma, Aomori Prefecture, on the opposite side of the Tsugaru Strait. The plant, currently in the ground development stage, is being built by ...