Nuke Info Tokyo No. 199 (November/December 2020)
Nuke Info Tokyo is a bi-monthly newsletter that aims to provide English speaking friends with up-to-date information on the Japanese nuclear industry and the movements against it.
Editor: Caitlin Stronell
Translators: Pat Ormsby, Tony Boys, Karoji Sumie, Nishioka Mayumi
Proofreaders: Tony Boys, Yamaguchi Yukio
METI and NUMO’s Fiasco Applications by two municipalities in Hokkaido to host a nuclear dump actually highlight a massive failure by the Japanese government.
Cultivation trials using contaminated soil with no soil cover Demonstration Project to compare cultivation with and without soil cover in Nagadoro District, Iitate Village.
Nuclear power simply cannot be relied on At present only one of the nine nuclear reactors in Japan that have been judged to be in compliance with the new regulatory standards are operating.
News Watch First NPP Equipped with Anti-terrorism Safety Measures Begins Operating / Minister for Administrative Reform Not Favorable toward Reprocessing of Fugen ATR’s Spent Fuel in France / Intermediate Storage Facilities in Mutsu City Pass Inspection for Compliance with New Regulatory Standards / New Fuel from Ikata Unit 1 Shipped to US Processing Plant
Who’s Who: Kuse Shigetsugu “Strengthening local industry is the best way to keep nuclear dumps out.”