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IKATA NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 15, 2020
Work begins to remove spent MOX fuel at Ikata nuclear plant in Ehime
Shikoku Electric Power Co. has started removing nuclear fuel, including spent mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel, from a nuclear reactor in western Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 27, 2018
Shikoku Electric restarts Ikata nuclear reactor following failed court challenges
Shikoku Electric Power Co. restarts the No. 3 reactor at its Ikata nuclear power plant in Ehime Prefecture after a suspension of almost a year due to a high court order.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 26, 2018
Hiroshima District Court rejects local call to maintain block on restart of Ikata nuclear reactor
In line with a previous high court decision, a judge called the likelihood of a major volcanic eruption impacting the plant “very low.”
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 25, 2018
Hiroshima High Court signs off on restart of reactor at Shikoku Electric's Ikata nuclear power plant
The decision is an about-face after it earlier demanded the utility halt a unit at the plant until the end of September because of volcanic activity nearby.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 13, 2017
Hiroshima High Court orders suspension of Ikata nuclear reactor in Ehime Prefecture, revoking district court ruling
The Hiroshima High Court revokes a lower court decision and orders the suspension of a nuclear reactor at Shikoku Electric Power Co.'s Ikata power plant in Ehime Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 21, 2017
Second court rejects plea to halt Ikata reactor in Shikoku
A court on Friday rejected a plea from residents to halt a reactor operating at the Ikata nuclear power plant in western Japan, amid concerns about the robustness of an evacuation plan in the event of an accident.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 15, 2016
Ikata nuclear plant's No. 3 reactor begins generating power
The Ikata nuclear plant began generating electricity Monday, ahead of its planned reconnection to the grid on Sept. 7, operator Shikoku Electric Power Co. said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 24, 2016
Japanese utility begins loading fuel at reactor for late July restart
Shikoku Electric Power Co. started loading nuclear fuel Friday into a reactor at its Ikata power plant, paving the way for a scheduled restart next month.
JAPAN
Oct 10, 2015
Second reactor heads for restart after nod from Ehime assembly
The Ehime Prefectural Assembly consented Friday to a plan to restart a nuclear power plant despite lingering safety concerns from the 2011 Fukushima core meltdowns.
JAPAN
Oct 6, 2015
Town assembly in Ehime approves reactor restart
The municipal assembly in Ikata, a small town in Ehime Prefecture, approves reactivation of the nuclear power plant there.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 17, 2014
Tokihiro Nakamura wins second term as Ehime governor
Tokihiro Nakamura was re-elected governor of Ehime Prefecture on Sunday, defeating a challenger backed by the Japanese Communist Party to secure a second four-year term.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 22, 2013
Ehime holds evacuation drill based on Ikata plant fallout
Preparing for the worst-case scenario of a meltdown at the Ikau00adta nuclear plant, Ehime Prefecture holds its first emergency drill for a massive leak of radioactive materials.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / GAME OF NUMBERS
Jul 10, 2013
Pro-nuke LDP's candidate quiet on Ehime reactor restart bid
On the far western edge of Shikoku, Ehime's Sada Misaki Peninsula juts out into the Seto Inland Sea. It's a long sliver of land home to several species of hawk and several varieties of the prefecture's famous "mikan" oranges.

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