NISA working to extend operating lifespan of Mihama Nuclear Reactor

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The industry ministry’s Nuclear and Industry Safety Agency showed experts Wednesday a draft plan based on the power utility’s assessment, which the agency said was carried out “largely in a proper manner” and “came to an appropriate conclusion.”

Though the government has introduced an amendment bill to the nuclear reactor regulation law to limit reactors’ working life to 40 years, the Mihama unit can be operational for 10 more years under the current law if the agency gives the go-ahead.

Source: JiJi Press

Governors give central government demands related to Ohi restart

Kyoto Governor Keiji Yamada and Shiga Governor Yukiko Kada said Wednesday  they have made the demand in their joint paper submitted to Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda stating that the central government-planned resumption of operations of Ohi nuclear reactors in central Japan should be temporary.

Yamada said that Japanese people are concerned about safety of nuclear reactors, urging Noda to show a firm path for ensuring their safety and then take a decision.

Source: JiJi Press

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