Date: Fri Aug 12, 2011 06:31 AM ET
People take part in an anti-nuclear power march on the 66th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing on August 6, 2011 in Hiroshima, Japan.
Japan will set up a new nuclear regulator under the environment ministry in the wake of the Fukushima disaster, in a bid to give the watchdog more teeth, media reported Friday.
- A new Nuclear Safety Agency will be housed under the environment ministry.
- The existing Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has been heavily criticized.
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