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Restarts threaten to increase amount of deadly MOX at Takahama plant to 18.5 tons via The Japan Times

Restarting a second reactor at the Takahama nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture will raise the amount of highly toxic spent mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel present there to an estimated 18.5 tons, Jiji Press has learned. The plant run by Kansai … Continue reading

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Nuclear fuel cycle in need of alchemy amid waste disposal problems via Mainichi

“The life span of radioactive matter could be shortened from around 10,000 years to a few hundred!” “The final disposal site (of radioactive materials) could be reduced to one-one hundredth of its planned size.” The above quotations were included within … Continue reading

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