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Japanese high-level waste repository studies begin

Japan's Nuclear Waste Management Organisation has begun the initial stage of assessing two municipalities in Hokkaido Prefecture for their suitability to host a final disposal facility for high-level radioactive waste. This marks the first time such preliminary surveys have ever been conducted in the country.

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