Category: Nuclear Regulation

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...

Evaluating the Safety of Japan’s Nuclear Power Plants The ‘Mokkai’ Accident Investigation Committee and Nuclear Power Safety Evaluation Project

Worldwide there are currently 442 nuclear reactors operating in 30 countries. While other countries have no intention of competing with each other in this field, Japan’s government stands apart by declaring its regulatory standards...

CNIC Public Comment on the Draft Report for the New Regulatory Requirements Screening for the Kansai Electric Power Company’s Takahama Nuclear Power Plant Nuke Info Tokyo No. 164

  Location of the Takahama Nuclear Power Plant Background As a result of reflection on the Tokyo Electric Power Company Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (FDNPS) accident, the regulation of the use of nuclear...