The head office of the Power Reactor and Nuclear Fuel Development Corp. (PNC), after its scheduled reorganization, will be accommodated at the PNC’s facilities in Tokai, Ibaraki Prefecture, Riichiro Chikaoka, director general of the Science and Technology Agency, said after a Cabinet meeting Aug. 19.

However, because the Fukui Prefectural Government also wants to accommodate the head office of the reorganized PNC, the agency plans to move some office functions to Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, site of the utility’s accident-halted, Monju prototype fast-breeder reactor, agency sources said.

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