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The Japan Atomic Energy Agency aims to restart a high-temperature gas-cooled test reactor in Oarai, Ibaraki Prefecture.

Gas-cooled reactors

Japan hopes new model gives nuclear industry fresh spark

TOKYO -- A "high-temperature gas-cooled reactor," or HTGR, which has been idle since Japan's March 2011 earthquake is set to be restarted. The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) has applied to the Nuclear Regulation Authority for a safety review to fi...