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Japan's 'unresolved' disaster sways atomic opposition icon

Mr Yoneyama , who previously advocated nuclear power in Japan, says he won't support the restart of Kashiwazaki- Kariwa in his prefecture Niigata - the world's largest nuclear plant - until an investigation is complete into the chain of events that resulted in the triple meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear facility in 2011.


THE man blocking the world's largest nuclear plant says he grew opposed to atomic energy the same way some people fall in love.

Previously an advocate for nuclear power in Japan, Ryuichi Yoneyama campaigned against the restart of the facility as part of his successful...

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