Japan Court Bars Operation of Two Kansai Electric Reactors

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  • Kansai Electric's nuclear unit to begin shutdown on March 10
  • Government stands by plan to have nuclear part of energy mix

A Japanese district court issued an injunction preventing Kansai Electric Power Co. from operating two nuclear reactors at its Takahama plant in western Japan, undermining Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s effort to promote a return to nuclear power.

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