U.S. nuclear concerns sidelined by plutonium plans

National Sep 30, 2014

U.S. nuclear concerns sidelined by plutonium plans

U.S. concern over the long-term proliferation risk of nuclear waste isn't stopping countries from planning to extract plutonium from radioactive refuse to power a new generation of atomic reactors. French, Japanese, Russian and South Korean officials lined up against their U.S. counterparts in September at ...

National Nov 1, 2013

Japan may join pact on compensation for nuke damage

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Friday that legislation may be submitted to the Diet early next year for ratifying an international pact on compensation for nuclear accidents. "We will work to submit the bills at an appropriate time next year," Kishida told reporters, noting the ...