Visit of the IAEA Officials to Japan for the Regulatory Review on the Handling of ALPS Treated Water
at the TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
From 21st to 25th of March, IAEA officials and international experts led by Mr. Gustavo Caruso, Director and Coordinator, Department of Nuclear Safety and Security, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will visit Tokyo, Japan. During the visit, they will conduct a review of regulatory aspects of the proposed discharge of ALPS treated water at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (FDNPS).
- The purpose of this visit is to conduct a review of regulatory aspects of the proposed discharge of the ALPS treated water, following the signing on the Terms of Reference (TOR) on Reviews of Safety Aspects of Handling ALPS Treated Water at TEPCO’s FDNPS in July, 2021.
- During the visit, the IAEA staff and international experts will hold discussions with the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA).
- By continuing its cooperation with the IAEA, including this visit of the IAEA officials and the international experts, the Government of Japan will continue its efforts to promote an understanding regarding the handling of ALPS treated water in the international community through ensuring safety of the ALPS treated water, as well as confidence and transparency of the handling of the ALPS treated water.