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Japan Sets Up New Nuclear Regulator After Fukushima ‘Failure’

Japan’s new nuclear regulator starts operation tomorrow as part of measures the government introduced after the Fukushima disaster to try and establish an independent supervisor of the industry.

The government will inaugurate the Nuclear Regulation Authority and its secretariat tomorrow to separate promotion of nuclear power from regulation of the same industry, Yukio Edano, the trade and industry minister, said today in Tokyo.