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Tokyo Electric Power Co. said July 2nd that it will swiftly apply for a state safety assessment of two of its reactors in Niigata Prefecture to restart their operation, even as TEPCO have not find any solutions for the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

To restart reactors in Japan, utilities first need to have the Nuclear Regulation Authority confirm that their facilities satisfy the new safety requirements, compiled in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
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TEPCO to file for procedures to restart Niigata nuclear plant (Kyodo News)

TEPCO to file for procedures to restart idled nuclear reactors (Mainichi Newspaper)


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