Japanese regulator approves restart of first nuclear reactors

Japan`s nuclear regulator gave the go-ahead on Wednesday for the restart of a nuclear power station, the first step to reopening an industry that was mothballed after the Fukushima disaster and which may involve the definitive closure of a dozen old plants.

Japanese nuclear plant deemed safe, nears restart

A Japanese nuclear plant won preliminary approval today for meeting stringent post-Fukushima safety requirements, clearing a major hurdle toward becoming the first to restart under the tighter rules.

Fukushima leak contaminates six people with radioactive water

Six workers were drenched in a leak at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Wednesday after a pipe was leaked by mistake.

Japan drafts new nuke plant safety rules

The Nuclear Regulation Authority in Japan has presented a draft outline of new safety measures to prevent or minimize the consequences of severe atomic plant crises.