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Japanese nuclear power firm inspected following mass data alterations via The Mainichi

TOKYO — Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) launched an on-site inspection at the Japan Atomic Power Co.’s head office in Tokyo on Dec. 14 after it was learned earlier this year that the firm rewrote data related to safety reviews … Continue reading

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Spent MOX nuclear fuel removal starts, 2nd case in Japan via The Mainichi

TSURUGA, Japan (Kyodo) — Operations have started to remove a rare type of spent fuel made of plutonium-uranium mixed oxide from a nuclear reactor in central Japan, its operator Kansai Electric Power Co. said Monday. The removal of MOX fuel … Continue reading

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NRA team maintains active fault runs directly beneath Tsuruga nuclear reactor via The Mainichi

A Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) inspection team has told Japan Atomic Power Co. (JAPC), operator of the Tsuruga Nuclear Power Plant in Fukui Prefecture, it will not accept the power company’s rebuttal of an inspection team report stating there is … Continue reading

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