Tsuruga reactor operator required to correct document errors by Aug.


Japan’s nuclear regulators on Tuesday instructed Japan Atomic Power Co. to correct inaccuracies in documents necessary for restarting the Tsuruga No. 2 reactor and resubmit them by the end of August.

The operator of the nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture, central Japan, has been seeking approval to reboot the offline unit under stricter safety regulations imposed after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster but faulty documents led to a halt of the safety review, which only resumed in December following a suspension.

After receiving the Nuclear Regulation Authority’s administrative guidance, the c...

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