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Nuke Info Tokyo No. 176 (Jan/Feb 2017)

PDF   The post 3/11 (“three-eleven”) anti-nuke movement                Power system accounting reforms to help no one but TEPCO                     Reference Material: Radiation exposure data (FY2015)          News Watch  Monju Decommissioning Now Official / Fukushima Prefectural Assembly...

News Watch

Monju Decommissioning Now Official On December 21, 2016, the Japanese Ministerial Committee on Nuclear Power formally decided to decommission the Monju prototype fast-breeder (280 MW), Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture, owned by the Japan Atomic...

International Conference on US-Japan Nuclear Cooperation Agreement and Japan’s Plutonium Policy 2017

CNIC, along with the US based group Union of Concerned Scientists, will jointly organise an international conference on 23-24 February next year at the United Nations University, Tokyo. It will focus on Japan’s plutonium...

Japan’s nuclear waste: Dangers and options

Report on two lectures by Prof. Frank von Hippel Prof. Frank von Hippel, from Princeton University’s Program on Science and Global Security, gave talks in Tokyo on ‘Monju and Japan’s reprocessing policy’ and ‘Reducing...