Organisation : NUMO

Japan

Status of Implementation

  • Japanese regulation defines three-step site selection process.
  • NUMO started open solicitation of volunteer municipalities in 2002.
  • After the literature survey, NUMO will carry out Preliminary Investigation to select detailed investigation areas in around 2013,aiming the selection of repository site in around 2028.
  • NUMO became an implementing body for geological disposal of TRU waste as of April 1st, 2008
  • To enhance a public relations campaign, workshops, round-table discussion and small forum with local experts and concerned groups have been actively implemented as a part of the interactive grass-roots activities, in cooperation with government and/or electricity companies.

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