15 Sep '11, 8pm

Second Fukushima plant unlikely to reopen, says Japan minister: TOKYO: Japan's new industry minister has acknowl...

TOKYO: Japan's new industry minister has acknowledged it will be difficult to restart the companion nuclear plant to the one at the heart of the country's atomic crisis, media reports said. The Fukushima Daini (number one) nuclear complex is about 12 kilometres from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi (number two) plant where reactors went into meltdown following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. The Daini plant was less badly hit but was unlikely to gain approval to restart operations, Japan's Industry Minister Yukio Edano said in an interview on Thursday with local media including the Kyodo news agency. "I do not believe that we can obtain local approval," Kyodo quoted him as saying, adding that approval from local authorities was a "precondition" for any plant to restart operations. Four reactors at the Fukushima Daini plant were damaged in the twin natural disasters and ...

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