Japanese Trade Minister Yukio Edano said none of the nation’s nuclear reactors will be in operation starting May 6 after Hokkaido Electric Power Co. suspends the No. 3 reactor at its Tomari plant on May 5, Kyodo News reported.
Edano made the remarks yesterday during a speech in Tokushima, western Japan, Kyodo said.
The Japanese government is seeking to restart two reactors at the Ohi nuclear plant owned by Kansai Electric Power Co.
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