Japan orders restart of two nuclear reactors shut by tsunami

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda on Saturday ordered the restart of two nuclear reactors, a move that returns Japan to atomic power but also counters public concern about its dangers. The central government’s decision paves the way for the Kansai Electric Power Co . in western Japan to refire a pair of units at the Ohi plant, where reactors — like others in the country — were idled in the wake of last year’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear ... Full Story »

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