ASIA

Unlikely win for Japanese landowner against power giant

In a nation famous for its group orientation, an individual landowner in Japan has won an unlikely victory against a giant power utility.

Its been reported that Electric Power Development Company may have to move the site of a planned nuclear power station because one landowner is refusing to sell his land.

EPDC is now planning to start construction next year, with first power generation scheduled for 2009.

The 1383 megawatt Ohma plant would be Japan's first to use mixed oxide fuel, known as MOX, which is a combined plutonium and uranium produced by reprocessing spent fuel from conventional nuclear power plants.

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