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Kagoshima administrator once again requests chief reactor halt

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12:54 7 Sep 2016

FUKUOKA, Sept. 7, Kyodo

Kagoshima Gov. Satoshi Mitazono once again requested Wednesday that Kyushu Electric Power Co. immediately postpone a operation of dual reactors during a chief energy plant in a southwestern prefecture after a application deserted his progressing call.

Following a assembly with Mitazono in Fukuoka, Kyushu Electric President Michiaki Uriu indicated to a press that a user is expected to reject a request, observant he wants a association to be “spared of” a cessation as it will control “special reserve checkups” entirely on a Sendai chief plant reactors — dual of usually 3 chief reactors now handling in Japan.

The latest ask came after a new administrator demanded on Aug. 26 that a application hindrance a plant’s Nos. 1 and 2 reactors to determine their safety, citing internal worries about a plant’s reserve after vital earthquakes rocked adjacent Kumamoto Prefecture and a closeness in April.

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