Author: Citizens' Nuclear Information Center

“I started prioritizing treatment over my dreams for the future”: Public testimony of a young woman diagnosed with thyroid cancer after Fukushima disaster 

On January 27, 2022, a group of six young men and women from Fukushima Prefecture filed a class action lawsuit against Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), claiming that the thyroid cancer they had developed...

CNIC Statement: We Protest the Cabinet Decision on the Nuclear Power Promotion Bundle Bill

28 February 2023 Today the Kishida Cabinet made a cabinet decision to proceed with a bundle of bills (the GX Decarbonization Power Supply Bill), including legislation to extend the operational periods of nuclear power...

CNIC Statement: Opposing Revisions to the Basic Policy on the Final Disposal of ‘Nuclear Garbage’

16 February 2023 The Kishida Administration held a ministerial meeting on final disposal of nuclear waste on February 10, 2023, announcing revisions to Japan’s basic policy on the final disposal of specified radioactive wastes....

CNIC Statement: We Protest the Rash and Unilateral Moves to Revise the Basic Policy on Final Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste

February 8, 2023 According to media reports, relevant ministry officials presented the coalition parties (LDP and Komeito) with a proposed revision of its basic policy on the final disposal of high-level radioactive waste on...

Government and Nuclear Power Industry Ignoring Engineering Principles

~ Reactor manufacturers’ advanced pressurized water reactor farce is exposed: By Goto Masashi, former Toshiba nuclear engineer 1. Post-Fukushima nuclear accident nuclear power plant (NPP) restarts sluggish Today, nearly 12 years after the reactor...