Category: energy policy

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...

Current State and Future Directions of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Station Accident Verification Supervisory Committee

By Ikeuchi Satoru   (Chairperson of the Niigata Prefecture Verification Supervisory Committee on the Nuclear Power Station Accident)  History and Significance of the Verification Supervisory Committee More than nine years have already passed since the...

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Trial Conclusion and Sentencing in Fukushima Nuclear Accident Criminal Suit Set for September 19 The Tokyo District Court has set 19 September 2019 as the date for trial conclusion and sentencing of the three...