Category: Nuclear Regulation

Japanese nuclear watchdog’s order to ban restart of Monju reactor indicates how disorganized the operator is Nuke Info Tokyo No. 155

It has been decided that the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), the national research institute that operates the Monju prototype fast-breeder reactor in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, will be ordered to rebuild its maintenance and...

Report on the 82nd CNIC Public Research Meeting What are the Problems with the Nuclear Regulation Authority’s New Safety Standards? Nuke Info Tokyo No. 155

Speaker: Mr. Satoshi Sato (Director and Vice-President of Master Power Associates Co., Ltd., and former General Electric nuclear power plant engineer) The Photo of 82nd CNIC Public Research Meeting The Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) ...

Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant Experience of the Chuetsu-Oki Earthquake not Applied Nuke Info Tokyo No. 144

– The First Post-3/11 Niigata Prefecture Earthquake and Ground Condition Subcommittee – Introduction In the 1970s the Japanese government produced “The Earthquake Safety Regulatory Guide: Reviewing the Seismic Design of Nuclear Power Reactor Facilities”...