New Environment Chief Vows to Engage Communities Targeted for Waste Facility

October 2015
Nuclear Waste News;10/15/2015, Vol. 35 Issue 17, p7
The article presents the perspectives of newly appointed Japanese Environment Minister Tamayo Marukawa, on strengthen emergency planning for nuclear waste disposal plants in Japan. Marukawa urges the reconstruction of a storage and disposal facilities for radioactive waste generated by the Fukushima nuclear crises and decontamination efforts to remove the radioactive materials. She also cites the Ministry's plan for building a disposal site for its prefecture.


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