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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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Japan down to ten operating reactors following latest shutdown

The Japan Times reported today: Only 10 of the nation’s 54 nuclear reactors remain in service after Kansai Electric Power Co. closed the No. 2 reactor at its Takahama plant in Fukui Prefecture for an inspection late Friday evening. Although … Continue reading

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