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13 June, 2019

Japan’s Cabinet Approves FY18 White Paper on Energy Policy, Seeking Low-carbon Society to Meet Paris Agreement Goals

On June 7, Japan’s Cabinet approved the White Paper on Energy Policy for FY18 (ended March 31, 2019), an annual overview of policies on energy supply and demand. Among other topics, it addressed such major issues as global warming countermeasures and energy problems in major countries in line with the Paris Agreement, as well as recent efforts in Japan to deal with natural disasters.

Those were in addition to mention of progress in the reconstruction of Fukushima, a subject that has been addressed annually since the 2011 accident. More specifically, the White Paper explained the current state of the decommissioning of the nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plants, along with contaminated water measures. Regarding the removal of spent nuclear fuel from the spent fuel pools at the NPPs, it outlined the course of events so far for the removal of fuel from Unit 3. Though a fuel–removal cover had been installed in February 2018, the fuel removal itself did not start in the middle of FY18 as originally scheduled, owing to problems in a fuel-handling facility, but rather began in April 2019 after safety inspections and other work had first been conduct...more
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