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Title: Siting Process for HLW Repository in Japan

Abstract

In the year 2000, the geological disposal program for high-level radioactive waste in Japan moved from the phase of generic research and development (R&D) into the phase of implementation. Following legislation entitled the ''Specified Radioactive Waste Final Disposal Act'', the Nuclear Waste Management Organization of Japan (NUMO) was established as the implementing organization. The assigned activities of NUMO include selection of the repository site, demonstration of disposal technology at the site, developing relevant licensing applications and construction, operation and closure of the repository. As the first milestone of siting process, NUMO announced to the public an overall procedure for selection of preliminary investigation areas for potential candidate sites on October 29, 2001. The procedure specifies that NUMO will solicit volunteer municipalities for preliminary investigation areas with publishing four documents as an information package. These documents are tentatively entitled ''Instructions for Application'', ''Siting Factors for the Preliminary Investigation Areas'', a ''Repository Concepts'' as well as an ''Site Investigation Community Outreach Scheme''.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Nuclear Waste Management Organization of Japan Mita NN Bldg.2F, 1-23 Shiba 4-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0014 (JP)
Sponsoring Org.:
none (US)
OSTI Identifier:
829581
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Waste Management 2002 Symposium, Tucson, AZ (US), 02/24/2002--02/28/2002; Other Information: PBD: 27 Feb 2002
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; CLOSURES; CONSTRUCTION; HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; IMPLEMENTATION; LEGISLATION; LICENSING; MANAGEMENT; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; WASTE MANAGEMENT

Citation Formats

Masuda, S, Kitayama, K, Umeki, H, and Naito, M. Siting Process for HLW Repository in Japan. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Masuda, S, Kitayama, K, Umeki, H, & Naito, M. Siting Process for HLW Repository in Japan. United States.
Masuda, S, Kitayama, K, Umeki, H, and Naito, M. Wed . "Siting Process for HLW Repository in Japan". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/829581.
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title = {Siting Process for HLW Repository in Japan},
author = {Masuda, S and Kitayama, K and Umeki, H and Naito, M},
abstractNote = {In the year 2000, the geological disposal program for high-level radioactive waste in Japan moved from the phase of generic research and development (R&D) into the phase of implementation. Following legislation entitled the ''Specified Radioactive Waste Final Disposal Act'', the Nuclear Waste Management Organization of Japan (NUMO) was established as the implementing organization. The assigned activities of NUMO include selection of the repository site, demonstration of disposal technology at the site, developing relevant licensing applications and construction, operation and closure of the repository. As the first milestone of siting process, NUMO announced to the public an overall procedure for selection of preliminary investigation areas for potential candidate sites on October 29, 2001. The procedure specifies that NUMO will solicit volunteer municipalities for preliminary investigation areas with publishing four documents as an information package. These documents are tentatively entitled ''Instructions for Application'', ''Siting Factors for the Preliminary Investigation Areas'', a ''Repository Concepts'' as well as an ''Site Investigation Community Outreach Scheme''.},
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place = {United States},
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