Japan Ends Nuclear Shutdown Four Years After Fukushima

By Broc West

via Phys.org / August 11, 2015 / Japan on Tuesday ended a two-year nuclear shutdown in the energy-hungry country, sparked by public fears following the 2011 Fukushima crisis, the worst atomic disaster in a generation. Utility Kyushu Electric Power turned on a reactor at Sendai, about 1,000 kilometres (620 miles) southwest of Tokyo, at 10:30 am (0130 GMT). The 31-year-old reactor—operating under tougher post-Fukushima safety rules—was expected to reach full … Continue reading

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