Nuke Info Tokyo No. 202 (May/June 2021)

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, Nishioka Mayumi,

Proofreaders: Tony Boys, Yamaguchi Yukio


Put new wine in new wineskins: The new plutonium utilization plan will inevitably fail

CNIC  Survey on attitudes towards the Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant in Aomori and Iwate Prefectures

Series of ordinances rejecting nuclear waste in communities around Suttsu Town and Kamoenai Village, Hokkaido

Judgement handed down in Tokai Daini Nuclear Power Station Lawsuit: “It must not operate”  

Reference Material: Impacts of the nuclear accident on Fukushima Prefecture—Evacuee numbers, population by district, primary and junior high school students, agricultural output

CNIC Statement: We protest the granting of consent to operate the aging nuclear power plants, Takahama Unit 1 and Unit 2 and Mihama Unit 3, beyond their lifespan of 40 years

News Watch: Order to halt preparations for Kashiwazaki-Kariwa NPP restart / Careless management of waste containers at Fukushima Daiichi NPP / Idea to use Canada as site for disposal of Japan’s nuclear waste / Overseas ‘export’ of large metallic waste items? / JAEA plans to drill to 500m depth at Horonobe Underground Research Center / JGC Holdings involved in SMR project planning

Who’s Who: Shibahara Yōichi, a key person who passes down the story of how the Ashihama NPP Project was stopped


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