Category: Nuclear Fuel Cycle

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...

Responses to the Regulatory Standards for the Rokkasho Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Facility Concerning Changes in the Fuel Conditions

by Kamisawa Chihiro, CNIC staff More than one hundred meetings to discuss compliance of the Rokkasho Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Facility with the new regulatory standards have now been held since they began on January...

The Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant and Nuclear Weapons ~ Efficient use of resources and waste reduction?

CNIC Symposium Report By Caitlin Stronell On June 4 CNIC held a symposium at the Diet Members Building in Tokyo. The three speakers, Frank von Hippel, a research physicist and emeritus professor with the...