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2017/05/17 Japanese Nuclear Reactor Restarts Despite Unresolved Safety Issues

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It is mind-boggling that there would be any nuclear restarts in Japan even as the Fukushima nuclear disaster is ongoing. Takahama is located on the quasi enclosed Sea of Japan.

From Greenpeace.org:
2017/05/17 Japanese nuclear reactor restarts with unresolved safety issues
プレスリリース – 2017-05-17
Tokyo, 17 May 2017 – Today the Takahama 4 nuclear reactor in Fukui Prefecture was restarted, despite significant unresolved safety issues that place millions at undue risk. The restart comes after an injunction barring the operation of the Takahama 3 & 4 reactors was overturned by the notoriously nuclear-friendly higher court in March 2017. The restart of Takahama 3 is anticipated in the beginning of June.

“The fact that the reactor that restarted today has twice been barred from operation by the lower courts due to outstanding safety issues highlights the significance of the problems at the site. While the injunctions were overturned, as was…

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May 19, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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