Oi ruling may fuel anti-nuclear push

National | ANALYSIS May 22, 2014

Oi ruling may fuel anti-nuclear push

by Eric Johnston

Wednesday's court ruling blocking restarts of the No. 3 and 4 reactors at Kansai Electric Power Co.'s Oi plant may embolden opponents of nuclear power nationwide. It creates a legal precedent and could fuel resistance to restarts, throwing into question whether the administration of Prime ...

National Sep 1, 2013

Oi reactor checks to temporarily halt nuclear power generation

The nation's only two fully operational nuclear reactors will be suspended for routine maintenance checks this month, shutting down all atomic power generation for only the second time in recent memory. The nation's 50 commercial reactors were taken offline after the Fukushima disaster debunked the ...