Japanese Court Orders Shutdown of Nuclear Reactors

10 Mar 2016   Japan, Nuclear

A Japanese court issued an injunction to halt two of the four nuclear reactors restarted by the country‚Äôs utilities, backing local residents who were worried about a repeat of the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. Kansai Electric Power Co. failed to show the public that its Takahama No. 3 and No. 4 reactors are safe for operation, the Otsu District Court said on Wednesday. The ruling requires an immediate halt to the No. 3…

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