Woody’s journal from 4/19
I am pleased to announce that I have joined Curtiss-Wright, Scientech Nuclear Division. and will manage the new Japan office in Tokyo with the title, Director of Risk and Safety, Asia-Pacific. My portfolio includes Japan, Korea, China and Taiwan, where I will be responsible for safety/risk, licensing, and plant performance, in both consulting and business […]
Yesterday, the Nuclear Risk Research Center of Japan was created jointly by the Japanese government and the nuclear operating companies of Japan.
This week our independent review team visited the Japan Atomic Power Company’s (JAPC) Tsuruga Nuclear Power Station for the fourth time.
Mari Saito, from Reuters, published a great article on the town of Satsumasendai where Kyushu Electric Power Company’s Sendai Nuclear Power Station has been “fast tracked” for restart. Saito-san points out the conflict between the personal economic needs of a small town and concerns about accident possibilities. Read the full article on Reuters UK: In […]
Was an undersea slump the reason the 3.11 tsnuami reached such heights? Professor Dave Tappin, a marine geologist at the British Geological Survey, has evidence this may be the case.