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Closure of Tokai Reprocessing Plant to cost an estimated ¥800 billion: JAEA source via The Japan Times

The Japan Atomic Energy Agency has revealed that the scrapping of the Tokai Reprocessing Plant, the nation’s first facility for reusing spent nuclear fuel, will cost an estimated ¥800 billion, an official said. The state-backed JAEA did not reveal the … Continue reading

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Emergency drill omitted meltdowns via The Japan Times

A government-affiliated body tasked with planning what was to be the first nuclear emergency drill since the nuclear catastrophe omitted a reactor meltdown scenario from its simulations, according to a draft of the plan. The Japan Nuclear Energy Safety Organization … Continue reading

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Research reactor ceiling catches fire via The Japan Times Online

MITO, Ibaraki Pref. — A fire Tuesday partially burned the ceiling of a building housing a nuclear reactor in Tokai, Ibaraki Prefecture, the prefectural government and the reactor’s operator said. The fire broke out at around 9:30 a.m. and was … Continue reading

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