Nuke Info Tokyo No. 155 (July./Aug. 2013)

The July/Aug edition of CNIC’s English newsletter is now available.

■■■■Nuke Info Tokyo No.155 (July/Aug 2013) ■■■■

■Contents page

■Fault directly beneath Tsuruga Unit 2 reactor officially recognized as active
-Nuclear Regulation Authority’s responsibility is grave-

■MOX fuel should not be loaded into reactors but disposed of as waste

■Report on the 82nd CNIC Public Research Meeting
What are the Problems with the Nuclear Regulation Authority’s New Safety Standards?

■Japanese nuclear watchdog’s order to ban restart of Monju reactor indicates how disorganized the operator is

■Resumption of discussions by government working group on nuclear wastes

■Plutonium inventory 2011

■Group Introduction : Fukushima Poka-Poka Project

■News Watch
— Decommissioning of Fukushima Daiichi’s four reactors rescheduled to be completed earlier than originally planned
— Radioactive leak at the Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex (J-PARC)
— Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd. and Areva issue a statement of cooperation
— Vitrification tests end at the Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant
— Fukushima Prefecture renews demands for the decommissioning of all nuclear power plants in the prefecture
— “Frozen soil method” to prevent the inflow of groundwater

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