Dialogue-Based Meetings on Final Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste

Dialogue-Based Meetings on Final Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste

Small group discussion enables interactive communication between NUMO/METI staff and participants.

Information tools including brochures, leaflets, VR devices are available in all meeting venues.

In response to the publication of the Nationwide Map of Scientific Features for Geological Disposal by the government in July 2017, NUMO has been holding Dialogue-Based Explanatory Meetings on weekday nights and weekend afternoons to enhance understanding among the public about the geological disposal project.

At the meeting, NUMO and METI staff deliver presentations on an overview of geological disposal and geological characteristics using the map. Interested people can participate in small group discussion where the staff including technical experts respond to their questions and concerns.

Trial meetings
Period: February and March 2018
Venues: Tokyo (central and western parts) , Saitama, Kanagawa and Chiba
Main meetings
Period: May 2018 to March 2019
Venues: Osaka, Mito, Matsue, Tottori, Kobe, Takamatsu, Naha, Toyama, Tokushima, Okayama, Kochi, Chiba, Nagoya, Sapporo, Aomori, Akita, Kanazawa, Maebashi, Niigata, Kyoto, Fukui, Otsu, Nanao, Yonago, Hamada, Yatsushiro, Kamaishi, Gifu, Kumamoto, Ayabe, Toyooka, Shimonoseki, Shimanto, Noshiro, Kyotango, Toyohashi, Hamamatsu, Hiratsuka, Himeji, Matsumoto, Saeki, Kurashiki, Hiroshima, Karatsu, Kumagaya, Marugame, Shingu, Tsuruoka, Niihama, Matsuyama, Shiroish, Kitakyushu, Nagahama and Anan.

FY2019 (April 2019- March 2020)

Date City
May 22, 2019 Aki city, Kochi
May 26, 2019 Kirishima city, Kagoshima
May 30, 2019 Asahikawa city, Hokkaido
June 2, 2019 Shunan city, Yamaguchi
June 4, 2019 Hakodate city, Hokkaido
June 4, 2019 Yokkaichi city, Mie
June 19, 2019 Kitami city, Hokkaido
August 22, 2019 Sasebo city, Nagasaki
August 26, 2019 Kushiro city, Hokkaido
August 27, 2019 Takaoka city, Toyama
October 3, 2019 Yokote city, Akita
October 16, 2019 Tsuruga city, Fukui
October 23, 2019 Tsukuba city, Ibaraki
October 27, 2019 Fujiyoshida city, Yamanashi
October 30, 2019 Amakusa city, Kumamoto
December 11, 2019 Nishinomiya city, Hyogo
December 21, 2019 Hachinohe city, Aomori
December 22, 2019 Hirosaki city, Aomori
January 22, 2020 Numazu city, Shizuoka
January 25, 2020 Muroran city, Hokkaido
February 5, 2020 Kawagoe city, Saitama
February 19, 2020 Yamaguchi city, Yamaguchi

*This page will be updated every month

Further information
> On the publication of the “Nationwide Map of Scientific Features for Geological Disposal”
> https://www.numo.or.jp/taiwa/
> https://www.numo.or.jp/taiwa/2018/ (all only in Japanese)