Kyushu nearing restarts at Genkai nuclear reactors

By Staff reporter 8 March 2017

Japan’s Kyushu Electric Power could clear all the hurdles necessary to restart its second nuclear power plant this month, according to the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum.

The third and fourth reactors at the Genkai nuclear plant have been cleared by Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority, and the mayor of Genkai, Hideo Kishimoto. The final hurdle for the plant will be approval by the governor of the prefecture of Saga, Yoshinori Yamaguchi.

A meeting will be held on 18 March with the municipal heads of the prefecture...

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