Nuclear-power advocate elected Ikata mayor in landslide

National 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. Sunday's election followed the resignation of the former mayor, who had backed the recent restart of ...

National Jun 15, 2015

Ehime revises Ikata nuclear plant evacuation plan

by Eric Johnston

Ehime Prefecture announced Monday revised plans for cooperating with six other prefectures in the event of an accident at its Ikata nuclear plant. The prefecture will share information and cooperate on nuclear disaster drill planning with Tokushima, Kagawa, Kochi and Hiroshima prefectures, which will also ...