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Press Release 2018

Shipment of Low-level Radioactive Waste

March 16, 2018

Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc.

Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. will ship low-level radioactive waste stored at the Hamaoka Nuclear Power Station to Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd.'s Rokkasho-Mura Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Center, located in Aomori Prefecture.

Chubu Electric plans to transport the low-level radioactive waste overland, from the power station to the Company's private quay at the Port of Omaezaki, as outlined below.

 

Details

1 Scheduled shipment dates

March 19 - March 20, 2018

2 Route of shipment

From the Hamaoka Nuclear Power Station to Chubu Electric's private quay at the Port of Omaezaki

3 Quantity shipped

Transport containers: 120 (each containing eight drums)
(960 drums (solidified))

4 Mode of transport

A single container containing individual waste drums will be loaded onto each truck at Waste Reduction Facility (Building 2). The trucks will travel in convoys of two trucks each to Chubu Electric's private quay at the Port of Omaezaki. The waste will be transported from the Port of Omaezaki to the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Center via a vessel used specifically for the transport of low-level radioactive waste (the Seiei Maru) and by truck.