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Edano Says No Japan Reactors in Operation on May 6, Kyodo Says

April 15, 2012

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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