The "White Paper on Nuclear Energy" has been published, which is 10 years since the accident at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.

In the white paper, he mentioned that there were a series of problems related to counterterrorism at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant in Niigata prefecture. I pointed out.

According to this white paper on nuclear power, 10 years have passed since the nuclear accident and decontamination in Fukushima Prefecture has progressed, but it will take more than 20 years to complete the decommissioning, and about 36,000 citizens of the prefecture have been evacuated. In addition to continuing the above, the current situation where there are many issues such as the fact that rumors are fixed in Japan and overseas is described in the "Special Feature".

In addition, the operation of a new inspection system in a country that allows "unannounced inspections" of nuclear power plants began in April last year, and it is mentioned that the TEPCO Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant had a series of problems related to counterterrorism.

In the white paper, regarding the regulatory standards formulated based on the lessons learned from the accident, "There is a concern that if the standards are met, it will be safe, and there is a concern that a" new safety myth "will be created." It is necessary to continue working to foster a culture of safety. "

Mitsuru Uesaka, chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, who compiled the white paper, said, "I am very worried that businesses will be passive if they just comply with regulatory standards. There is. "