Category: Press Release

CNIC Statement: The national government should withdraw its appeal on the Ohi NPP ruling and accept the Osaka District Court’s decision

21 December 2020 On December 4, 2020, the Osaka District Court revoked the central government’s approval for the safety measures of Kansai Electric Power Company’s Ohi NPP No. 3 and No. 4 reactors. This...

Open letter to Japanese ministers demanding a policy change from releasing contaminated water into the ocean to storing it on land.

On October 27 the Japanese government will make an official decision on allowing the release of over 1 million tons of contaminated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station into the Pacific Ocean....

M E T I announces policy to reduce 100 coal-fired electricity generation plants. But is this just an excuse to force nuclear restarts?

(translation of Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center Statement released on 28 July 2020) On 13 July 2020, at a meeting of the Advisory Committee for Natural Resources and Energy Subcommittee on Basic Policy for Electricity...

CNIC Statement: With no decontamination, evacuation orders in radioactive areas of Fukushima should not be lifted

CNIC Statement 22 June, 2020 The Asahi newspaper reported on June 3 that the Ministry of Economics, Trade and Industry, the Environment Ministry and the Reconstruction Agency are investigating ways that evacuation orders, which...

Please sign! Petition demanding a review of nuclear fuel cycle policy and a freeze on the operation of Rokkasho reprocessing plant

Please add your signature to the petition below by sending your name and affiliation to Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center  contact@cnic.jp  by June 8th 2020 To be submitted to Kajiyama Hiroshi, Minister of Economy, Trade...

CNIC Statement: Retract the Approval of the Rokkasho Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Facility “Draft Review” – The Government should implement a fundamental rethink of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Policy

Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center Statement, May 13, 2020 On May 13, 2020, the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) approved the “Draft Review” that considers the Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd. (JNF) Rokkasho Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Facility...

CNIC Statement: Shikoku Electric should seek a new direction by becoming a pioneer in nuclear plant decommissioning

Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center Statement, February 4, 2020 The Hiroshima High Court has issued a provisional injunction ordering Shikoku Electric Power Co. (SEPCO) to suspend operation of the Unit 3 nuclear reactor at its...