NUMO Accepts Suttsu’s Application for Literature Survey in Selecting HLW Final Disposal Site—First Since Release of Map of Scientific Features
On October 9, the Nuclear Waste Management Organization of Japan (NUMO) accepted an application from Suttsu Town in Hokkaido to undergo a literature survey as part of the process of selecting a high-level radioactive waste (HLW) final disposal site.
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