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Standoff continues over shipload of nuclear waste

ROKKASHO, Japan -- For the second straight day...by angry protesters. Many residents of Rokkasho are worried about the safety of nuclear...close to nuclear facilities. It said Rokkasho was being used as a dumping site for nuclear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/12/tec_224010.shtml
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Ship carrying nuclear waste docks and unloads

...assurances the waste would be moved from the seaside village of Rokkasho, 325 miles northeast of Tokyo. Kimura allowed the ship to...officials say the shipments are safe, but activists argue that Rokkasho is a dangerous place for storage because it sits on at least...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/14/tec_224136.shtml
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Former arms negotiators, diplomats call for end to mixed-oxide plant

...be particularly advantageous to end the MOX program now."Japan is on the verge of opening its large reprocessing plant at Rokkasho," they said. "Ending the U.S. MOX program and thereby underlining that plutonium has no economic value would put the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-10/former-arms-negotiators-diplo
Japan to build its first commercial nuclear power plant in 10 years

...northwest of Tokyo. A temporary nuclear waste storage facility is under construction at Rokkasho, 325 miles northeast of Tokyo. Antinuclear activists say Rokkasho is a dangerous place for storage because it sits on earthquake fault lines. The commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/05/tec_235191.shtml
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