Nuke Info Tokyo No. 205 (November/December 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, Karoji Sumie

Proofreaders: Tony Boys, Yamaguchi Yukio

A protest against the restart of Ikata NPP Unit 3 was held outside the Diet building on 2 December. This reactor has been shut down twice by court injunctions which have been overturned when Shikoku Electric Power Co. appealed.


Nuke Info Tokyo Crowdfunding Campaign: A major success, thanks to support on many levels from many people!

U.S. Declaration of “No First Use” and Japan’s Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Why is Japan able to restrain the U.S. nuclear policy shift?  By Matsukubo Hajime (CNIC)

Symposium on Final Disposal of Specific Radioactive Waste Held in Iwanai Town, Hokkaido  By Hideyuki Ban (CNIC Co-Director)

Finalization of the 6th Strategic Energy Plan and the Future of the Kishida Cabinet’s Nuclear Power Policy – The 2030 Nuclear Power Targets are Unattainable  By Matsukubo Hajime (CNIC)

Reference Material: Japan’s separated plutonium inventory (as of Dec. 31 2020)

Reference Material: Radiation Exposure Data for Nuclear Industry Workers (FY 2020)

News Watch  Mayor Who Approves of High-Level Waste Disposal Site Elected in Suttsu Town Race / Osaka District Court Declines to Prosecute Nuclear Kickbacks / Intermediate Appeal Hearing Begins in TEPCO Criminal Trial /  On-site Inspection in Stockholder Lawsuit /  Problem of Massive Damage to Ventilation Filters at ALPS Facility 

Group Introduction: Kodoken Tsūshin, a Quarterly Issued by the Project to Protect Children’s Health and Future  By Ishida Nobuko

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