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Object for nuclear fuel processing in the village of Rokkasho finished the test before starting
The operator of a nuclear facility in the village of Rokkasho in Aomori Prefecture in northern Japan completed all the tests before the start, but it is unclear when the facility will be used for commercial purposes.
This object reprocessing owned by Nihon Gennen. The company says that it has successfully completed all tests required in order to let the object into operation.
The final test began on May 8 and ended on Sunday. Its purpose was to secure a glass melting furnace which is used for solidification of waste water with high radiation levels.
The company shared its plans to complete a test run to October.
However, the Commission says that it can carry out an inspection at the earliest only in December of this year, because then it will be ready a new set of standards for processing nuclear fuel.