Dec 22, 2016

Review the failure of Monju

Before the government launches another expensive undertaking aimed at keeping its nuclear fuel cycle policy alive, it should first examine why the Monju fast-breeder project ended in failure.

Faulty equipment checks prompt NRA safety inspection of Monju

Mar 5, 2013

Faulty equipment checks prompt NRA safety inspection of Monju

The Nuclear Regulation Authority began a regular safety inspection Monday of the troubled Monju prototype fast-breeder reactor after its operator was found to have carried out sloppy equipment checks. The NRA will mainly seek to verify during the quarterly inspection through March 22 if the ...