A spent nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in the village of Rokkasho, Aomori Prefecture, looks set to gain approval for full operation following the completion of most of its safety review. The Nuclear Regulation Authority checked the remaining safety measures against the risks of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions on Friday, and its members made no objections. Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd. expects construction of the plant to finish in the first half of fiscal 2021. The project is more than 20 years behind schedule.
Japan Times 15th Sept 2018 read more »
Tokyo Electric Power Company will build a 600-metre-long sea wall to further strengthen protection against tsunamis at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power station, according to reports in Japan.
Nucnet 17th Sept 2018 read more »