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Tokai JCO Criticality Accident

Report [27]1/26/2000

Anti-Nuke Candidate Elected At Tokai Village!!

An election for the village assembly of Tokai-mura, the site of the criticality accident of Sep. 1999, was held on January 23. Aizawa Kazumasa (Independent) who had campaigned as an anti-nuke candidate collected an amount of votes that made him the 8th one to be elected out of the 22 that were elected. Up until the accident, Tokai village was heavily dominated by nuclear energy proponents. Aizawa has vowed to oppose additional construction of nuclear facilities and to pursue the realization of a nuclear free Tokai village.


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