Category Archives: KEPCO

Japanese nuclear utility paid kickbacks to Japanese prime ministers for almost two decades, according to former KEPCO exec

The Asahi Shimbun reported yesterday: A former top official at Kansai Electric Power Co. has come forward to reveal a nearly 20-year history of doling out “top secret” huge donations to Japanese prime ministers, funded on the backs of ratepayers. … Continue reading

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Japanese government panel tentatively approves restart of two reactors, says units “more or less met our safety standards”

The Washington Post reported today: Japan’s economy minister said Monday two nuclear reactors tentatively met government safety standards even though completing improvements will take several years, paving the way for final approval for their startup soon. The tentative approval for … Continue reading

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