Japan May Restart More Nuclear Reactors Next Year

From Bernama News

Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority Secretariat is planning to adopt new nuclear safety standards and considering restarting more halted nuclear reactors next summer, China;s Xinhua news agency said quoting local media’s report on Friday.

The nuclear management agency will make some preliminary checks on the suspended reactors next spring as the beginning of the new standards effective.

After the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant disaster on March 11, 2011, 48 of all 50 commercial nuclear reactors in Japan have shut down due to safety concerns.

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