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Press Release (Feb 19,2009)
Asking Restart of Unit No. 7 of the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Station
As for the Unit No. 7 of the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Station, The Tokyo Electric 
Power Co., Inc. (TEPCO) received the evaluation that there is no safety hazard to restart 
operation by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, and the Nuclear and Industrial 
Safety Agency (NISA) on February 13th, 2009, and by the Nuclear Safety Commission of 
Japan (NSC) on February 18th, 2009.  In response to these, we went to ask the restart of 
operation of the Unit No. 7 to the Niigata prefecture, the Kashiwazaki city, and the Kariwa 

TEPCO will sincerely explain our efforts for the inspection of the Unit No. 7 and future 
functional tests for all units to the national government, local governments and local 
residents as before.  Using the knowledge obtained from the Niigata-Chuetsu-Oki Earthquake, 
we will continue our best efforts to make the nuclear power station much safer and much 
more resistant to disaster.
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