Hokkaido village to apply for nuclear waste site survey

National Oct 3, 2020

Hokkaido village to apply for nuclear waste site survey

A Hokkaido village assembly Friday voted to apply for a first-stage survey to choose a municipality hosting a planned final disposal site for high-level radioactive waste from nuclear power plants. The Kamoenai assembly adopted a petition from a local chamber of commerce asking the village ...

National Aug 14, 2020

No Japan prefectures positive about hosting nuclear waste site

Nearly half of Japan's 47 prefectures said they are opposed to or held negative views about hosting a deep-underground disposal site for high-level radioactive nuclear waste, a Kyodo News survey showed Friday. None expressed a favorable stance. The result signals further woes for the central ...