Takahama town assembly OKs restart of reactors

National Nov 25, 2020

Takahama town assembly OKs restart of reactors

The town assembly of Takahama, Fukui Prefecture, on Wednesday greenlighted the restart of two old reactors at a local nuclear power plant. The approval was given at a meeting of all assembly members. Ten of the 13 members, excluding its chair, were in favor of ...

Kepco to halt two nuclear reactors after missing counterterrorism deadline

National Jan 29, 2020

Kepco to halt two nuclear reactors after missing counterterrorism deadline

Kansai Electric Power Co. said Wednesday it would suspend operations at two nuclear reactors after missing a deadline set by the industry regulator to build counterterrorism facilities. Under stricter rules implemented after the 2011 Fukushima disaster, utilities are now required to build emergency off-site control ...