Japanese NGOs Demand Rigorous Safety Assessment for Nuclear Projects

(Japanese NGOs, Tokyo, 27 July 2009) Japanese NGOs concerned about the social and environmental impacts of proposed exports of nuclear power plants today submitted demands to the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation and Nippon Export and Investment Insurance, demanding rigorous safety assessment, information disclosure and meaningful stakeholder involvement for projects supported by JBIC and NEXI.