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(tso͞oro͞o`gä), city (1990 pop. 68,041), Fukui prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, a port on the Sea of Japan. It was long a center for commerce with Korea. Among the city's principal products are rayon, cement, and chemicals.
Monju, located in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, has been regarded as central to realizing the Japan's ideal nuclear fuel cycle, which has a goal to reprocess spent nuclear fuel and reuse the extracted uranium and plutonium as reactor fuel.
The Osaka-based textile company plans to initially boost the annual production capacity at its factory in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, from 500 tons to 1,100 tons in fiscal 2013, and to add production facilities there in fiscal 2014 and 2015 to eventually achieve an annual 2,000-ton production, they said.
TSURUGA, Japan - Japan Atomic Energy Agency said an alarm was activated early Monday morning indicating a sodium coolant leakage at its Monju prototype fast breeder reactor in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture.
said Monday it will build a factory to manufacture optical films for liquid crystal displays in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, to satisfy burgeoning demand for such protective films for use in LCD televisions and tablet computers.
A planned four-day ceremony to commemorate the 20th anniversary of sister-city relations between Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, and Tonghae in South Korea has been suddenly canceled at the latter's request, a Tsuruga municipal government official said Thursday.
Environmentalists and other experts on peat and ecosystems have adopted an emergency appeal to preserve the Nakaikemi wetland in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, which is being threatened by a liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage-base plan, sources of the fund for the wetland said Thursday.
on Tuesday defied an official order to assess the impact of a possible earthquake on its spent fuel pool that was issued by regulators after they determined that an active fault lies beneath its nuclear power plant in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture.
1 reactor of the Tsuruga nuclear plant in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, operated by Japan Atomic Power Co., commenced its operational life on March 14, 1970, to distribute electricity mainly to western Japan, including the Kansai area surrounding Osaka.