In post-Fukushima policy test, Japan town rallies for nuclear re-start

In post-Fukushima policy test, Japan town rallies for nuclear re-start
 

For many here, that's a hopeful sight. It means they are edging closer to re-starting two nuclear reactors that have been an economic engine for nearly three decades in a remote coastal town that has few other options.
Satsumasendai never felt the earthquake that triggered the Fukushima nuclear disaster some 1,600 kms (994 miles) to the north in March 2011. But residents saw their friends lose jobs and felt their future was threatened when the Sendai nuclear plant run by Kyushu Electric Power was idled along with the rest of Japan's reactors for a more stringent round of safety checks after... read more

 
14 April 2014 in World News, Views: 31
Source: Reuters
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