Category: Nuclear Regulation

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...

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...

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...

Rokkasho Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Facility: NRA Breaks off Regulatory Standard Conformity Inspection

Safety Regulation Violations Continue to OccurThe regular meeting of the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) on October 11, 2017 indicated multiple safety code violations by Japan Nuclear Fuel, Limited (JNFL), operator of the Rokkasho Reprocessing...