TOKYO—Japan’s prime minister hinted Wednesday that the government will announce a gradual abandonment of nuclear power when it issues a new energy policy this week. News reports said the Cabinet has already agreed to the new policy. Yoshihiko Noda said…
The country will announce 20-year energy policy plan in two weeks.
Only one of Japan’s 54 nuclear reactors is still running, but all could be off-line by May.
Unsure costly effort will succeed.