Nuclear power set to stay in Japan under tougher rules
Radiation leaks from a damaged nuclear power facility in northern Japan have raised safety concerns on the nuclear industry. The island has little choice but to keep nuclear power in the long-term, but in the short-term liquefied natural gas imports could rise.
Japan looks set to introduce tougher safety regulations on the nuclear industry but the resources-scarce nation is unlikely to fully abandon nuclear power, say experts.
The country, which has the world’s third largest nuclear park with 55 nuclear reactors, has relied heavily on nuclear power for electricity generation
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