At a regular meeting on May 29, Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA), based on the latest assessment of the impact from an eruption of Mt. Daisen in Tottori Prefecture, decided to order the Kansai Electric Power Co. (Kansai EP) to file applications for permissions to change reactor installations for its Takahama, Ohi and Mihama Nuclear Power Plants by the end of the year.
- 24 May, 2019 Japanese Power Companies to Cooperate with Each Other to Complete Anti-terrorism Facilities More Quickly
- 21 May, 2019 【52nd JAIF Annual Conference】 Leader Perspective: “The Role of Nuclear Energy in the EU Low-carbon Future”
- 24 April, 2019 Electric Power Companies Ask NRA for Understanding on Extending Grace Period for Building Anti-Terrorism Facilities at NPPs
- 19 March, 2019 JANSI Annual Conference Discusses Fermentation and Permeation of Safety Culture
- 7 March, 2019 NRA Issues Draft Reports Approving Genkai-3 and -4 as Facilities for Responding to Specific Severe Accidents
- 16 November, 2018 NRA Allows Tokai-2 to Be Operated for Sixty Years, a First for a BWR
- 5 October, 2018 JAIF Press Briefing: President Takahashi Foresees Progress in BWR Examinations by NRA
- 28 September, 2018 NRA Approves Review Report Finding Tokai-2 NPP Compatible with New Regulatory Standards
- 28 September, 2018 Hiroshima High Court Rules to Allow Ikata-3 to Restart
- 13 September, 2018 NRA Chairman Rebuts Idea that Hokkaido Blackouts Could Have Been Averted Had Tomari NPPs Been Restarted
- 10 September, 2018 NRA Chairman Worried that Tritium Water Storage Would Complicate Fukushima Daiichi Decommissioning
- 10 September, 2018 Explanatory Meetings and Public Hearings Held on Handling of Tritium Water in Tomioka, Koriyama and Tokyo
- 16 August, 2018 Chugoku Electric Applies for Shimane-3 Safety Examination: Second for a Reactor under Construction after Ohma NPP
Local Governments Asks National Government to Help Get Overseas Import Regulation on Foods Withdrawn or Relaxed
On May 27, the All Japan Council of Local Governments with Atomic Power Stations (Zengenkyo), chaired by Mayor Takanobu Fuchigami of Tsuruga City (Fukui Prefecture), convened a general assembly in Tokyo, at which municipal heads of nuclear siting areas gathered to discuss the organization’s business plan and budget for FY19 (April 2019 to March 2020).