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Japanese PM's Push to Revive Nuclear Power Suffers Setback

A Japanese court has ordered a power company to shut down a nuclear reactor, a decision that stymies Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to restore nuclear power for the country since the 2011 Fukushima disaster. The Otsu District Court issued an injunction against Kansai Electric involving its Number 3 and Number 4 reactors at its Takahama nuclear power plant, located west of Tokyo. The judge raised concerns about the plant's equipment upgrades and emergency response plans in...

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