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Current Events: Japan should embrace nuclear power, government panel says

...... adding that securing safety was paramount in utilising atomic power There was no recommendation on the proportion of energy that should come from nuclear power the panel is headed by Akio Mimura , honorary chairman of Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp , Japan largest steel maker and one of its heaviest electricity users the Fukushima disaster highlighted regulatory shortcomings and lack ......

(364 words by vision.org)
(12/16/2013)
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Japan should embrace nuclear power, government panel says - Yahoo News

...... adding that securing safety was paramount in utilizing atomic power There was no recommendation on the proportion of energy that should come from nuclear power the panel is headed by Akio Mimura , honorary chairman of Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp , Japan largest steel maker and one of its heaviest electricity users the Fukushima disaster highlighted regulatory shortcomings and lack ......

(368 words by yahoo.com)
(12/13/2013)

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Japan should embrace nuclear power, government panel says | Top News | Reuters

...... adding that securing safety was paramount in utilizing atomic power There was no recommendation on the proportion of energy that should come from nuclear power the panel is headed by Akio Mimura , honorary chairman of Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp , Japan largest steel maker and one of its heaviest electricity users the Fukushima disaster highlighted regulatory shortcomings and lack ......

(287 words by reuters.com)
(12/13/2013)
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Govt panel agrees on draft energy plan that supports nuclear power | GlobalPost

...... the conclusion as one-sided and the other saying he wonders whether nuclear power can be said to be cheap when including expenses for safety measures and other things But Akio Mimura , the head of the -member panel and senior adviser to Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp , decided to wrap up the discussions that started last March , saying , I believe many members have ......

(607 words by globalpost.com)
(12/13/2013)
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Government panel says Japan should embrace nuclear power - The Japan Daily Press

...... adding that securing safety was paramount in utilizing atomic power There was no recommendation on the proportion of energy that should come from nuclear power the panel is headed by Akio Mimura , honorary chairman of Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp , Japan largest steel maker and one of its heaviest electricity users the panel also said Japan should publicize information on safety ......

(424 words by japandailypress.com)
(12/13/2013)
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Pro-nuclear voices dominate energy policy committee - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

...... It also changed the basic issues committee into the predominantly pro-nuclear policy subcommittee , which started discussions in March this year the subcommittee is headed by Akio Mimura , an adviser to Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp Prime minister Shinzo Abe has said the government will reduce Japan dependence on nuclear power generation as much as possible But The ......

(592 words by asahi.com)
(10/18/2013)
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HazardEx - Japan prepares to revive nuclear generation

...... industry and academia Six of the eight members who voted to phase out nuclear power while advising the DPJ have been dropped from the panel Another were re-appointed , including Akio Mimura , an adviser to Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp Mimura , now chairman of the panel , who once headed an energy advisory board under a previous LDP government that promoted nuclear power the ......

(852 words by hazardexonthenet.net)
(05/09/2013)
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Japan's post-Fukushima energy policy advisory board resumes discussions after purging members | Enformable

...... members who had promoted restarting the nuclear reactors the committee plans to compile revisions to the plan by the end of this year Among the members who were reappointed were Akio Mimura , who formerly headed an energy advisory board which strongly promoted nuclear power , Issei Nishikawa , governor of Fukui Prefecture which hosts nuclear reactors , and Hajimu Yamana , a nuclear ......

(412 words by enformable.com)
(03/16/2013)
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Abe Purges Energy Board of Antinuclear Experts - Energy TribuneEnergy Tribune

...... revive the economy Six of the eight members who voted for phasing out nuclear power while advising the DPJ have been dropped from the panel Another were reappointed , including Akio Mimura , an adviser to Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp Mimura , now chairman of the panel , which resumed discussions Friday , once headed an energy advisory board under a previous LDP government that ......

(425 words by energytribune.com)
(03/15/2013)
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Abe purges energy board of antinuclear experts - The Japan Times

...... revive the economy Six of the eight members who voted for phasing out nuclear power while advising the DPJ have been dropped from the panel Another were reappointed , including Akio Mimura , an adviser to Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp Mimura , now chairman of the panel , which resumed discussions Friday , once headed an energy advisory board under a previous LDP government that ......

(545 words by japantimes.co.jp)
(03/15/2013)
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Anti-nuclear members removed from Japan's energy board - The Japan Daily Press

...... voted to completely phase out the use of nuclear power from the all-new post-Fukushima energy policy advisory board to the government In turn , ten members had been reappointed , with Akio Mimura , an adviser for Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp , as chairman He was also head of the energy advisory board under a previous LDP administration that all supported nuclear power Tetsunari ......

(248 words by japandailypress.com)
(03/15/2013)
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Japan's Energy Board Meets After Dropping Anti-Nuclear Members - Businessweek

...... members that voted for phasing out nuclear power on the board advising the previous government have been dropped from the LDP panel Another ten members were reappointed , including Akio Mimura , an adviser for Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp , as chairman He headed an energy advisory board under a previous LDP government that promoted nuclear power Mr Mimura may ......

(543 words by businessweek.com)
(03/14/2013)

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Streamlined energy panel has fewer anti-nuke advocates - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

...... was announced by the Ministry Of Economy , Trade and Industry on March the panel is expected to make its recommendations for a new basic energy policy by the end of the year Akio Mimura , an adviser to Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Corp , will continue to serve as chairman of the panel Although members from the last panel were reappointed , a number of anti-nuclear ......

(340 words by asahi.com)
(03/02/2013)
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Prominent antinuclear experts dropped from Japan energy policy panel - Electric Light & Power

...... energy plan was reduced to from around Many of the previous members will continue to sit on the panel , including its head Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp Senior Adviser Akio Mimura the members who were dropped included experts seeking to eliminate nuclear power , such as Tetsunari Iida , head of the Institute For Sustainable Energy Policies , and Hideyuki Ban , co-director of ......

(420 words by elp.com)
(03/02/2013)
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Prominent antinuclear experts dropped from Japan energy policy panel - Utility Products Magazine

...... energy plan was reduced to from around Many of the previous members will continue to sit on the panel , including its head Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp Senior Adviser Akio Mimura the members who were dropped included experts seeking to eliminate nuclear power , such as Tetsunari Iida , head of the Institute For Sustainable Energy Policies , and Hideyuki Ban , co-director of ......

(420 words by utilityproducts.com)
(03/01/2013)
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More reactors to restart if safety verified: Amari | The Japan Times

...... fewer than a previous committee group that handled the topic the reduction is expected to mainly affect members who oppose nuclear power Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp adviser Akio Mimura will chair the new subgroup after holding the same role in the previous subgroup ......

(448 words by japantimes.co.jp)
(02/28/2013)
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Ongoing division on N-policy / Compilation of energy plan by committee unlikely by year's end : Business : DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE (The Daily Yomiuri)

...... , will unlikely be able to compile a mid- to long-term basic energy policy plan within the year due to disagreements among its members the fundamental issues subcommittee , chaired by Akio Mimura , senior adviser of Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp , held a meeting for the first time in about two months Wednesday to discuss how to compile the basic plan outlining the nation energy ......

(662 words by yomiuri.co.jp)
(11/15/2012)
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Govt likely to hold off on energy plan : National : DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE (The Daily Yomiuri)

...... approve the basic plan at a Cabinet meeting in early October the government has left the debate , which is necessary to map out the plan , to the committee the committee , headed by Akio Mimura , senior advisor of Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp , is scheduled to hold its next meeting in early November However , a person close to the committee told the Yomiuri Shimbun On Friday that ......

(426 words by yomiuri.co.jp)
(10/27/2012)
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Focus on election leaves policy blurry : National : DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE (The Daily Yomiuri)

...... , it needs to be approved by the Cabinet the government had initially intended to compile the plan as early as the beginning of October However , Nippon Steel Corp president Akio Mimura , who chairs a subcommittee to discuss the plan at the Economy , Trade and Industry Ministry Advisory Committee For Natural Resources and Energy , announced Tuesday intentions to suspend work at ......

(338 words by yomiuri.co.jp)
(09/20/2012)
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Japan considers nuclear-free future : Nature News & Comment

...... , or see Energy seesaw' A fifth plan included a heavier dependence on nuclear power , enabling greenhouse-gas reductions of , but committee head Akio Mimura , president of Nippon Steel based in Tokyo , said that he had made the heartbreaking decision to discard that option because of popular opposition to nuclear energy Before Fukushima , Japan ......

(844 words by nature.com)
(06/06/2012)
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Gov't panel finalizes 4 energy mix scenarios for 2030 with or without nuclear power ()

...... mix options , as it was opposed by some members of the panel who argued that it would run counter to the government policy of breaking away from nuclear power Panel chairman Akio Mimura told reporters after the subcommittee meeting on May , We had respected the percent proposal as a minority opinion and retained it , but we made a gut-wrenching decision to leave it out ......

(556 words by mainichi.jp)
(05/29/2012)
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Four energy mix plans offered | The Japan Times Online

...... the nation reliance on nuclear power to percent in as a reference for a ministerial meeting under the Energy and Environment Council , Nippon Steel Corp chairman Akio Mimura , who heads the expert panel , said after the meeting the government will then compile the new energy policy this summer after public consultations Since the proposed options envision a wide ......

(430 words by japantimes.co.jp)
(05/29/2012)
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Reducing nuclear power to 15% of total power supply - Le blog de fukushima-is-still-news

...... the other option calls on the government not to set numerical targets for future energy composition , letting it instead be determined by the market Nippon Steel Corp chairman Akio Mimura , who heads the panel , said Thursday after the panel th meeting that he aims to finalize the panel proposals at its next meeting next week the expert panel proposals are then to be ......

(350 words by over-blog.com)
(05/25/2012)

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Gov't panel eyes 4 energy mix scenarios for 2030 with focus on future of nuclear power ()

...... nonprofit organizations NPOs and consumer groups , has since been mainly discussing the future vision of the energy mix , including the role of nuclear power the panel is headed by Akio Mimura , chairman of Nippon Steel Corp It has been discussing the best possible energy mix of nuclear power , renewable energy and thermal power as of the panel has tried to single out a best ......

(716 words by mainichi.jp)
(05/22/2012)
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Gov't panel divided on Japan's future use of atomic power - The Mainichi Daily News

...... seen in Okumamachi , Fukushima prefecture From top to bottom Unit , Unit , Unit and Unit AP Photo Air Photo Service the panel chaired by Nippon Steel Corp chairman Akio Mimura has been considering Japan future energy portfolio as it is tasked with drawing up policy options this spring as input for the country next basic energy plan to be compiled around the summer ......

(314 words by mdn.mainichi.jp)
(03/14/2012)
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New gov't panel plans to revise Japan's energy policy - Power Engineering Magazine

...... contained few opponents of nuclear energy , with the ministry playing an important role in promoting nuclear power generation the panel , headed by Nippon Steel Corporation chairman Akio Mimura , plans to compile a new energy plan by around next summer Edano asked panel members to promote discussions to sufficiently explore how the nation energy policy should be , without being ......

(437 words by power-eng.com)
(10/05/2011)
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New Govt panel plans to revise Japan's energy policy - Power Engineering Magazine

...... contained few opponents of nuclear energy , with the Ministry playing an important role in promoting nuclear power generation the panel , headed by Nippon Steel Corporation chairman Akio Mimura , plans to compile a new energy plan by around next summer Published by HT Syndication with permission from Pioneer for any query with respect to this article or any other content requirement , ......

(224 words by power-eng.com)
(10/05/2011)
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Tepco cost cut goal said well short of target

...... oppose nuclear power previous panel had few opponents of nuclear energy , with the ministry having promoted atomic power the expert panel , headed by Nippon Steel Corp chairman Akio Mimura , plans to hold one or two meetings a month to compile a new energy plan by next summer Discussions will be open to the public through online broadcasting ......

(553 words by japantimes.co.jp)
(10/03/2011)
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Industry ministry seeks balanced, open energy policy discussions - Mainichi Daily News

...... industries , but have not included the industries representatives as panel members , Edano said the task of the -member panel , headed by Nippon Steel Corp chairman Akio Mimura , is to create a new basic energy plan after the country nuclear policy was thrown into disarray following the nuclear crisis triggered by the March magnitude earthquake and tsunami in ......

(382 words by mdn.mainichi.jp)
(09/27/2011)
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Ibaraki seafood processors demand 1.85 bil. yen in damages from TEPCO - Mainichi Daily News

...... sources , emphasizing that Japan should thoroughly improve nuclear safety standards to secure the world highest safety level METI is expected to name Nippon Steel Corp chairman Akio Mimura to head the new panel Mimura has led energy policy discussions as chairman of the Advisory Committee Copyright THE MAINICHI NEWSPAPERS All rights reserved Unauthorized reproduction of ......

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