Mansfield Fellow Visits Fukushima Plant
October 25, 2018
The twenty-third class of Mansfield Fellows have been making the most of their placements with Japanese agencies this fall! In late September, Tony Nakanishi (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission) visited the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station to observe the ongoing decommissioning activities. He spoke to inspection staff about their activities in the years following the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.
In October, Tony participated in an information exchange meeting on the reactor oversight process with Nuclear Regulation Authority inspectors. He provided a presentation on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s technical communication processes, explaining the U.S. agency’s operating procedures in Japanese