A cameraman films the Tokai Daini nuclear power plant's reactor during a media tour. Photo: Reuters

Japanese nuclear watchdog approves operating life extension for ageing, tsunami-hit plant

  • Japan Atomic Power’s Tokai No. 2 plant, found north east of Tokyo, uses the same boiling water reactor as the crisis-hit Fukushima Daiichi power plant
  • The Tokai plant has been stood idle since a magnitude 9.0 quake and subsequent tsunami wreaked havoc along the country’s east coast in March 2011
Topic |   Fukushima nuclear disaster

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A cameraman films the Tokai Daini nuclear power plant's reactor during a media tour. Photo: Reuters
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