Double Rainbows All the Way Across

Friday, July 29, 2016

A Double rainbows look down on Urayasu city, Chiba prefecture, Japan, today (Thursday 28 July, 2016.)

NPT and Nuclear Security Risks' Exposed by Secret Plutonium Shipment: NGOs

Friday, March 18, 2016

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) A coalition of five non-governmental organizations warned today that a shipment of weapons-grade plutonium scheduled to depart the port of the Japanese Tokai nuclear station in Ibaraki prefecture this coming weekend highlights the failure, but also the proliferation risks, of the current Japanese nuclear policy.

A cargo of 331kg of plutonium will be loaded on to the Pacific Egret, an armed British nuclear transport ship, prior to departure under armed escort to the U...

Greenpeace: Japan's Nuclear Regulator Failing to Ensure Safety of Takahama

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Takahama reactors

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Greenpeace and Green Action today accused Japan’s Nuclear Regulator (NRA) of failing to ensure that critically important electric cabling inside the Takahama reactors meet safety standards. Kansai Electric plans to restart Takahama 3, located on Wakasa Bay in Fukui prefecture, on January 29th. But, in a statement from GreenPeace, representatives of the NRA admitted at a meeting held in the National Diet on January 21st, that they do not know whether Takahama 3&4 reacto...

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