Citizens' Nuclear Information Center Blog

Media disapproval of worker compensation certification Unforgivable! Health Ministry must retract incorrect data used for media briefing!

In October 2015, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) made public its standard for certifying a worker with leukemia as having suffered an industrial accident and being entitled to worker-compensation benefits. The...

Newswatch (NIT No. 173)

Operational Period Extension Approved for Takahama Units 1 and 2 On June 20, Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) approved extensions of the operational periods of Units 1 and 2 (both PWR, 826 MW) of...

Group Introduction: NO to nukes at Kaminoseki YES to Seto Inland Sea Nature Conservation Citizen’s Network (Kaminoseki Dousuru Net) (NIT No. 172)

Activities Kaminoseki Dousuru Net was founded in November 2009. In September of that year, marking 27 years since the Kaminoseki NPP construction plans emerged, the Chugoku Electric Power Company made a big push forward,...

News Watch (NIT No. 172)

Establishing a liaison for exports to China In an article dated March 23, The Denki Shimbun (a Japanese daily newspaper covering energy and electricity) reported that Japan’s nuclear energy industry had teamed up to...