LIGNET: Why Japan May Be Forced to Save Its Nuclear Power Plants

Thursday, 03 Apr 2014 03:41 PM

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Operations at the Hamaoka Nuclear Power Plant in Omaezaki, west of Tokyo, were suspended in 2011. The plant may never go back online because of its location near a fault line. (JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)
Japan's economic revival, now decades delayed, may be the driving force that returns the country to nuclear power despite the legacy of Fukushima.

The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe needs cheap energy for manufacturing and has signaled its intention to revive the country's dormant nuclear industry in order to ensure that supply.

Click HERE to read an exclusive analysis by LIGNET's top intelligence experts.



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