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Japan Seeks Restart of Fukui Prefecture Reactors, Yomiuri Says

March 13, 2012

The Japanese government will ask officials of Fukui prefecture, western Japan, to allow Kansai Electric Power Co. to restart the No. 3 and 4 reactors at its Oi nuclear plant, the Yomiuri newspaper said.

Trade Minister Yukio Edano will visit the prefecture as early as this month and meet with local officials, the newspaper reported, without saying where it obtained the information.

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