Nuke Info Tokyo No.157 (Nov./Dec. 2013)

The Nov./Dec. edition of CNIC’s English newsletter is now available.

■■■■Nuke Info Tokyo No.157 (Nov./Dec. 2013) ■■■■

Contents page

No future for Kashiwazaki-Kariwa except gradual decommissioning

The Hydrogen Explosion in Fukushima Daiichi Unit 1 Nuclear Reactor Building Occurred on the 4th Floor, Not the 5th! —Possible Small-Break LOCA in IC Pipes from Powerful Seismic Motion—

Reference Material: Japanese Inventory of Separated Plutonium at the end of calendar year 2012

■Main accidents and breakdowns in nuclear power facilities in FY2010, 2011 and 2012.

Group Introduction : The Organization of Religious Leaders Questioning the Nuclear Energy Administration

News Watch

— TEPCO drained contaminated water out of the barriers surrounding water tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, failing to follow standardized procedure  

— Japan speeding up the planned export of nuclear power plants to Turkey  

— Removal of spent fuel from Unit 4 of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station started  

— Inauguration of Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant and Mutsu Interim Spent Fuel Storage Facilities postponed  

— Japan signs the joint statement on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons for the first time  

— First comprehensive nuclear disaster drill exercise since the Fukushima disaster organized at Sendai Nuclear Power Plant, Kagoshima