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Video Conference Briefing Session regarding IAEA’s Regulatory Review on the Handling of Advanced Liquid Processing System(ALPS) Treated Water at TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

March 28, 2022

On 28th March, 2022, a video conference briefing session for diplomatic missions and others in Tokyo was organized regarding IAEA’s regulatory review on the handling of ALPS Treated Water at the TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (FDNPS). 41 participants from 35 countries, regions and organizations attended the session. It was the 114th session after the FDNPS accident.

  1. In the session, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Nuclear Regulation Authority explained the overview of the visit of the IAEA’s officials to Japan, which was followed by Q&A session.
  2. The Government of Japan continues to explain the situation of the FDNPS to the international community in a courteous and transparent manner in close collaboration among all the relevant ministries and agencies.

[Participated countries, regions and organizations]
Algeria, Australia, Burkina Faso, Canada, Chile, China, Congo, El Salvador, Ethiopia, European Union, Finland, France, Germany, Guinea, Guyana, Hong Kong, Italy, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sweden, Tonga, Turkey, Uganda, United States of America

[NOTE] ALPS treated water is water which is processed by devices such as ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System) to ensure that the radioactive materials other than tritium surely meets the regulatory standards for safety.

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