Tag - shikoku-electric



Mar 23, 2016
Ikata reactor passes safety screenings
An idled nuclear reactor owned by Shikoku Electric Power Co. cleared safety screenings by the industry regulator on Wednesday, paving the way for its restart as early as July.
Jul 15, 2015
Ikata reactor in Ehime wins safety approval as nuclear plants inch closer to restart
Shikoku Electric Power Co.'s Ikata No. 3 reactor has become the fifth reactor to obtain regulatory approval for a restart since the 2011 Fukushima crisis began.
Jun 15, 2015
Ehime revises Ikata nuclear plant evacuation plan
Ehime Prefecture announced Monday revised plans for cooperating with six other prefectures in the event of an accident at its Ikata nuclear plant.
Japan Times
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
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.


Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals