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IKATA

Located in Ehime Prefecture at the base of the Cape Sada Peninsula, the Ikata Nuclear Power Plant lies about 45 kilometers from the town of Saganoseki within the city of Oita.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 7, 2024
Court rejects class action suit opposing nuclear plant in Ehime
Local residents in Oita, less than 50 kilometers from the facility, had called into question the safety of the plant during natural disasters.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 24, 2023
Court rejects residents' call to halt Ehime Prefecture nuclear reactor
A High Court rejected local residents' call to halt the operation of an idled Shikoku Electric Power nuclear reactor in Ehime Prefecture.
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JAPAN
Mar 18, 2021
District court orders suspension of Tokai nuclear plant north of Tokyo
The plant, which started commercial operations in 1978, has been idle as the utility works to meet stricter regulations established after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 27, 2020
Shikoku Electric won't appeal injunction over Ikata nuclear plant, for now
Shikoku Electric Power Co. said it won't appeal a high court injunction against operating the No. 3 reactor at its Ikata nuclear power plant in Ehime Prefecture, at least for the time being.
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JAPAN
Jan 17, 2020
Shikoku Electric again ordered to halt Ikata nuclear reactor over volcano risk
The court said the utility's preparations for eruptions that could endanger the plant were inadequate despite claims it would have plenty of advance warning.
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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.
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JAPAN
Dec 13, 2019
Shikoku Electric to remove fuel from Ikata nuclear reactor, a first since MOX work began in 1997
Shikoku Electric Power Co. said Thursday that it will suspend operations of the No. 3 reactor at its Ikata nuclear power plant on Dec. 26 for routine checkups and remove spent mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel from the reactor.
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JAPAN
Oct 30, 2019
Drones tested in Japan nuclear disaster drill for first time near Ikata plant in Ehime
Drones carried supplies for the first time in a nuclear disaster drill on Wednesday at Shikoku Electric Power Co.'s Ikata nuclear power plant in Ehime Prefecture.
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JAPAN
Mar 15, 2019
Yamaguchi court rejects residents' call to halt last Ikata nuclear reactor in Ehime Prefecture
A district court on Friday rejected a plea by residents to halt a reactor at the Ikata nuclear power plant in Ehime Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 30, 2018
In rural towns like Shikoku's Ikata, the Japanese nuclear industry is making a quiet comeback
On a side street near a darkened Ikata shopping arcade full of abandoned storefronts, the Sushi Ko restaurant is unusually busy on a weekday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 15, 2018
Takamatsu High Court rejects calls from residents to halt Shikoku Electric's Ikata nuclear reactor
A high court Thursday rejected calls from local residents to suspend the operation of a nuclear reactor at Shikoku Electric Power Co.'s Ikata plant that was recently restarted.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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JAPAN
Jun 19, 2017
First counterterror drill for drone attack held at nuclear plant in Ehime
Japan's first counterterrorism drill simulating a drone attack on a nuclear power plant took place Monday in Ehime Prefecture.
JAPAN
Mar 30, 2017
Hiroshima court blocks request to halt reactor in Ehime
The Hiroshima District Court on Thursday dismissed an injunction request from residents to halt operations of the Ikata power plant, which was restarted last year.
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JAPAN
Oct 3, 2016
Nuclear-power advocate elected Ikata mayor in landslide
An advocate of atomic power plants has steamrolled his anti-nuclear rival in the Ikata, Ehime Prefecture, mayoral election, garnering more than seven times as many votes as his opponent.
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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.

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