Category: Reprocessing (Rokkasho, Tokai, etc)

Reference material: Japan’s Separated Plutonium Inventory (as of 31 Dec. 2019)

By Ban Hideyuki, CNIC Co-Director The Atomic Energy Commission released the official report on Japan’s plutonium holdings as of the end of 2019. Significant changes included the amount of plutonium stored at reactors in...

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...