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Nuclear Zero Bill Submitted to the DietThe “Nuclear Zero Bill” drafted by the Constitutional Democratic Party (CDP) of Japan in response to concerns voiced by citizens’ organizations was submitted to the House of Representatives...

Rokkasho Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Facility: NRA Breaks off Regulatory Standard Conformity Inspection

Safety Regulation Violations Continue to OccurThe regular meeting of the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) on October 11, 2017 indicated multiple safety code violations by Japan Nuclear Fuel, Limited (JNFL), operator of the Rokkasho Reprocessing...

Recognition of Exposed Workers in Japan and France: A report on an international survey and participation in the World Social Forum

Recognition of Workers’ Compensation Claims of Nuclear Power Plant Workers in Japan and the Beginning of an International Comparative SurveyThe number of workers registered under the Exposure Dose Registration and Management System up to...

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Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Units 6, 7 Meet New Regulatory StandardsThe Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) officially recognized the compliance of Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s (TEPCO’s) Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Units 6 and 7 (both ABWR, 1356 MW) with the new...