At a regular meeting on March 17, the Nuclear Regulation Authority of Japan (NRA) approved a draft review report on the Dry Spent Fuel Storage Facility at the Genkai Nuclear Power Plants, owned by the Kyushu Electric Power Co..
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Challenged by Rubble, TEPCO Completes Removal of Spent Fuel Assemblies from Pool at Fukushima Daiichi-3 NPP
On February 28, the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) announced that it had completed removal of 566 spent fuel assemblies from the Unit 3 spent fuel pool at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs).