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Suspension of Ikata NPP Operations DiscontinuedOn December 13, 2017, the Hiroshima High Court handed down a provisional decision to suspend operation of Shikoku Electric Power Co.’s Ikata Unit 3 reactor (PWR, 890 MW) until...

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Earthquake and blackout in HokkaidoOn September 6, an M6.7 inland earthquake struck the eastern Iburi district of Hokkaido, registering an intensity of 7 (the largest on the Japanese seismic intensity scale) at Atsuma Town...

Report on Third ‘Plutonium Delegation’ to US: An historic moment~ US-DPRK negotiations, extension of the US-Japan Nuclear Agreement and Japan’s plutonium stockpile

From June 24-27 CNIC, together with New Diplomacy Initiative, organized a delegation of Diet Members to visit the United States in order to discuss Japan’s plutonium policy with US Congress Members and officials. This...