Residents and lawyers entering the Osaka District Court to file a provisional disposition to suspend the operation of Kansai Electric Power Mihama Nuclear Power Plant Unit 3 = 21st afternoon

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Residents and lawyers entering the Osaka District Court to file a provisional disposition to suspend the operation of Kansai Electric Power Mihama Nuclear Power Plant Unit 3 = 21st afternoon

The restart of Kansai Electric Power Mihama Nuclear Power Plant Unit 3 (Mihama Town, Fukui Prefecture) has been over 40 years since the start of operation, and 9 residents from the three prefectures of Fukui, Shiga, and Kyoto said that it is aging and dangerous. On the same day, he filed a temporary disposition requesting an injunction with the Osaka District Court.

Mihama Unit 3 started operation in 1976. Kanden has received approval from the Nuclear Regulation Authority to extend the operating period of “40 years in principle” by 20 years, and is scheduled to restart on the 23rd of this month.