Woody has published a new article at the Nikkei Asian Review on how the nuclear society is still isolated.

Four years have passed since Japan’s devastating earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident of March 2011. Since the meltdowns at Fukushima Daiichi, Japan has essentially been without active nuclear power plants.

In April, a Japanese court dismissed a demand by local residents for an injunction to stop the restart of two Kyushu Electric Power reactors.

Restart of the plants is now the government’s and the industry sector’s primary concern. Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority has stated: “We will be tireless in our efforts to improve our regulatory measures so that Japan’s nuclear regulation standards will be among the world’s highest.”

You can read the full article at Nikkei Asian Review — Woody Epstein: Nuclear society is still isolated