Two-day International Forum on Decommissioning Fukushima Daiichi Focuses on Coexistence and Co-prosperity with Local Communities
On August 4 and 5, the 4th International Forum on the Decommissioning of the Fukushima Daiichi took place in Fukushima Prefecture, sponsored by the Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation (NDF).
- 9 August, 2019 NRA Exchanges Views with President Sakamoto of RFS, Which Pledges to Make Its Utmost Efforts
- 9 August, 2019 IRID Symposium Held in Fukushima, with Students Explaining Their Research on Fuel Debris Removal
- 8 August, 2019 TEPCO Decides to Decommission All Four Fukushima Daini Units
- 8 August, 2019 JAERO President Masumoto Reports to JAEC on Activities and Accumulation of Knowhow in the 50 Years since Establishment
- 2 August, 2019 Tohoku Electric Power Applies for Approval of Onagawa-1 Decommissioning Plan
- 2 August, 2019 IEEJ’s 2020 Economic and Energy Outlook Compares Effects of Completing and Not Completing Anti-Terrorism Facilities at Japan’s NPPs
- 1 August, 2019 JAEC Chairman Oka Remembers IAEA Director General Amano
- 1 August, 2019 NRA Deliberates Response by Takahama NPPs against Potential Tsunamis Caused by Underwater Landslides
- 1 August, 2019 Japan-IAEA Nuclear Energy Management School Begins Its Summer 2019 Session
- 30 July, 2019 QST President Says New System Will Reinforce R&D on Charged Particle Therapy
- 30 July, 2019 Strategic Policy Committee Meets for First Time in Half a Year to Consider Recent Changes in Energy Circumstances
- 30 July, 2019 Fukushima Governor Promotes Local Products and Tourism at Summer Davos Meeting in China
- 17 July, 2019 JAEA Resumes HLW Vitrification at Tokai Reprocessing Plant to Reduce Risks Early
A debate on the advisability of geological disposal of high-level radioactive waste (HLW) was staged recently by students belonging to the Faculty of Education at the Chiba University. Assisted by the Nuclear Waste Management Organization of Japan (NUMO), the students considered whether Japan should cancel the ongoing HLW geological (i.e., underground) disposal project and instead require management above ground.