On October 16, the 34th JAIF-KAIF Seminar on Nuclear Industry was held in Tokyo, jointly sponsored by the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum, Inc. (JAIF) and the Korea Atomic Industrial Forum, Inc. (KAIF). The two initiated the seminar in 1979.
- 5 October, 2017 Kashiwazaki Kariwa 6&7 Become First BWRs to Clear Safety Examinations as NRA Finalizes Examination Reviews
- 29 September, 2017 Kashiwazaki Kariwa-6 & -7 Effectively Clear Safety Examinations, But May Not Resume Operation for Several Years
- 25 September, 2017 NRA to Expand Application Period for Examinations to Extend Lifetimes of Aging Reactors
- 25 September, 2017 MOX Fuel Arrives at Kansai EP’s Takahama-4 NPP
- 1 September, 2017 Cabinet Office Releases Results of Study on Economic Scale of Radiation Applications in Fiscal 2015
- 31 August, 2017 Power Companies Request Pre-service Inspections Toward Restarting Reactors at Genkai and Ohi
- 7 August, 2017 Japan’s Total Plutonium Holdings Decrease Thanks to NPP Restarts
- 25 July, 2017 Nuclear Energy Experts from Japan and Taiwan Meet to Exchange Views on Plant Decommissioning and Waste Treatment and Disposal
- 30 June, 2017 Japan’s NRA Approves Ikata-1 Decommissioning Plan
- 20 June, 2017 New Data Obtained on Debris Locations Based on Temperature Changes Using Reduced Injections of Water
- 16 June, 2017 Japanese Government’s Monju Decommissioning Team Decides to Transfer Spent Fuel out of Fukui Prefecture
- 14 June, 2017 Saga District Court Allows Two Genkai Reactors to Resume Operation
- 8 June, 2017 Fukui Governor Accepts Monju Decommissioning: Spent Nuclear Fuel to Leave Prefecture
On October 3, the Japan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) released a document entitled "Utilization of Plutonium in Japan," explaining the country's use of the substance through the reprocessing of spent fuel generated from nuclear power. An English version of the report will be made and issued, and presented to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).