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Japanese Government to Revise Regulations on Exporting Radioactive Wastes Overseas via Kenichi Oshima Note

I received an e-mail from someone who told me that the draft of Japan’s new “Basic Energy Plan” includes a policy for exporting radioactive waste overseas that is difficult to dispose of in Japan. It says that the government will revise the export regulations. The draft is preceded by a description of the decommissioning of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, the decommissioning of nuclear power plants that have not been involved in accidents, and the disposal of radioactive waste resulting from the decommissioning.

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There has never been a revise of export controls on radioactive waste. In addition, it is blatantly stated that it is large equipment that cannot be processed in Japan, which is very serious.

There are several problems.

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Ref. 日本で処分できない放射性廃棄物の輸出のための輸出規制見直し via 大島堅一note

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