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SENDAI NUCLEAR PLANT

Japan Times
JAPAN
May 20, 2020
Second Kyushu Electric reactor halted over delayed anti-terror steps
The utility aims to bring the reactor back online on Jan. 26 next year after making the required changes,
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 16, 2020
Kyushu Electric halts Sendai reactor due to delay in terrorism measures
A reactor at a nuclear plant run by Kyushu Electric Power Co. was halted Monday after the utility was unable to complete on schedule anti-terrorism measures required by regulators — the first such suspension under stricter rules introduced after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 4, 2019
Kyushu Electric to halt two reactors next year due to delay in implementing anti-terrorism measures
Kyushu Electric Power Co. said Thursday it will halt two reactors next year due to a delay in implementing anti-terrorism measures required by regulators, in the first such suspension under stricter rules set after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis.
JAPAN
Jun 17, 2019
NRA safety license for Sendai reactors legal, Fukuoka court finds, dismissing volcano risk lawsuit
The district court says it found nothing illegal with a safety clearance granted to two reactors in Kyushu that were restarted after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 9, 2016
Kyushu Electric fires up Kagoshima reactor after governor gives OK
Kyushu Electric Power Co. restarted a nuclear reactor in Kagoshima Prefecture on Thursday after the prefectural governor, who is opposed to nuclear power, effectively permitted the move last week.
JAPAN
Oct 6, 2016
Kyushu Electric begins inspection of Kagoshima reactor
Kyushu Electric Power Co. on Thursday started a scheduled three month-long inspection of a reactor at its Sendai Nuclear Power Station in Kagoshima Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 9, 2016
Kagoshima governor hints at dropping action to halt nuclear reactors
Kagoshima Gov. Satoshi Mitazono suggested Friday he may give up on his pursuit to have Kyushu Electric Power Co. immediately suspend the operation of two reactors at its nuclear power plant in the southwestern prefecture after the utility's president again rejected the request.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 19, 2016
Kagoshima governor inspects evacuation routes around Sendai nuclear plant
Kagoshima's recently elected anti-nuclear governor said Friday the prefectural government will review evacuation plans for residents near the Sendai power plant in Satsumasendai.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 28, 2016
New Kagoshima governor to seek suspension of Sendai reactors
Newly elected Kagoshima Gov. Satoshi Mitazono said Thursday he will seek a temporary halt on active nuclear reactors in the prefecture, currently the only ones working nationwide.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 14, 2016
Kagoshima's new governor vows to halt Sendai nuclear plant for safety checks
Incoming Kagoshima Gov. Satoshi Mitazono says he plans to ask Kyushu Electric Power Co. to suspend operation of the Sendai nuclear power plant for safety checks.
JAPAN
Apr 6, 2016
High court upholds ruling endorsing restarts of Sendai reactors
The Fukuoka High Court's Miyazaki branch rejects an appeal by local residents against a ruling allowing the restart of two reactors.
JAPAN
Mar 14, 2016
Half of radiation monitors around Kagoshima plant not up to the job
About half of the monitoring posts around Sendai nuclear power plant in Kagoshima Prefecture are unable to detect high radiation levels.
EDITORIALS
Mar 9, 2016
Troubles at Takahama nuclear plant
Have nuclear plant operators taken the lessons of Fukushima to heart? Recent evidence suggests the answer is no.
JAPAN
Mar 4, 2016
Volcanologists on NRA panel accepted donations from utility-linked firms
Two volcanologists tasked with advising on whether nuclear reactors should be halted due to nearby volcanic activity have received ¥8.1 million ($71,000) in donations from utility-linked companies, documents have shown.
JAPAN
Dec 20, 2015
Nuclear disaster drill held near Japan's only rebooted plant
Following its reactivation earlier this year, a nuclear disaster drill was held around the country's sole working nuclear power plant on Sunday.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Oct 29, 2015
Japan's nuclear energy choices
Japan has a unique opportunity to chart a more enduring national energy policy.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 15, 2015
Kyushu restarts second reactor at Sendai plant under tighter Fukushima-inspired rules
It became the second unit to restart after the government tightened safety regulations following the 2011 disaster at the Fukushima No. 1 complex.
JAPAN
Oct 14, 2015
Kyushu utility set to restart second nuclear reactor
Kyushu Electric Power Co. said it will restart the No. 2 reactor at its Sendai nuclear plant on Thursday, the second unit to resume operations after dozens of reactors were shut following the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 2, 2015
Japan to restart second reactor on Oct. 15 under post-Fukushima rules
Kyushu Electric Power Co. will restart one of its nuclear reactors on Oct. 15, making it the second to return to operation after the government introduced stricter safety regulations following the 2011 meltdowns in Fukushima Prefecture, a source familiar with the restart plan said.
EDITORIALS
Sep 14, 2015
End the nuclear 'safety myth'
The International Atomic Energy Agency's final report on the Fukushima disaster provides a stark lesson on the need to avoid slipping into the same old 'safety myth' surrounding nuclear power.

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