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Japanese Nuclear Plant Gets Preliminary Approval to Restart

A Japanese nuclear plant has gotten preliminary approval for meeting newly increased standards for nuclear energy, enacted in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown three years ago. Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority issued a 400-page report approving upgrades to the design and safety at Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai power plant, located on the southern tip of Japan's Kyushu island. The plant would become the first of Japan's nuclear plants to restart under...

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