Nuke Info Tokyo Number 105 (March/April 2005)

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Map of places mentioned in NIT 105

Report on National Conference to Stop Two Nuclear Bills
…a campaign has been launched against two nuclear bills covering, among other things, the introduction of a ‘clearance’ system for some low-level radioactive waste. (Click here to read article)

International Critical Review on Japanese Long-Term Nuclear Program
An international panel has been established to critique the Long Term Nuclear Program Planning Committee’s interim report on the nuclear fuel cycle. (Click here toread article)

Rokkasho and Proliferation Revisited
This article considers whether Japan is capable of producing nuclear weapons and the international implications of such a capability. (Click here to read article)

Super-Safe Reactor?
Toshiba hopes to install a 10 MWe sodium-cooled modular reactor in the town of Galena (population of about 700) on the Yukon River in Alaska. (Click here to read article)Nuclear waste that can’t keep its cool
Major problems have arisen with the cooling system of the vitrified high-level waste storage buildings at the Rokkasho nuclear fuel cycle facilities in Aomori Prefecture. (Click here to read article)

Anti-Nuke Who’s Who
Environmentalist sisters are descendents of a sea lord. (Click here to read article)

News Watch
Proposal to export total package: power generation and reprocessing
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. bids for nuclear plants in China
Preparations Begin for Monju Reconstruction

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