Japan ignores protests to resume nuclear power

by Blog Burger on June 28, 2012

The Japanese government has ordered that a reactor at the Oi nuclear power plant be reactivated on Sunday, defying widespread public opposition and warnings from seismologists about active fault lines close to the facility. Tokyo Electric Power Co. tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant’s reactor building number 3 photographed on March 11, 2012 Photo: REUTERS/Kyodo 10:19AM BST 28 Jun 2012 Kansai Electric Power, the operator of the plant, said the reactor should be ready to restart operations at 9 pm on Sunday, making it the first to be returned to service since the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami crippled the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The Nuclear and…

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