27-09-2021 09:26 PM Jerusalem Timing

Japan Govt ‘Plans to Restart’ Nuclear Reactor in June

Japan Govt ‘Plans to Restart’ Nuclear Reactor in June

Japan’s government is aiming to restart a nuclear reactor by around June, following an approval process in the wake of the Fukushima disaster.

Japan flagJapan’s government is aiming to restart a nuclear reactor by around June, following an approval process in the wake of the Fukushima disaster, Reuters reported, citing sources.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government wants to bring some of the country’s reactors back online after all 48 closed following meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in March 2011.

Authorities argue the restart is key to economic growth, but it is seen as a controversial move in a nation where most oppose nuclear power.