Japan PM: Halt all ops at Hamaoka nuclear plant

TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan said on Friday that Chubu Electric Power Co should halt all operations at its Hamaoka nuclear plant in central Japan, due to worries a strong earthquake could cause another nuclear crisis.
Kan said the government will make efforts to prevent the halt of the Hamaoka nuclear reactors from creating power supply problems."After deep consideration, I made this decision as the prime minister," he told a televised press conference.
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