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

May 10, 2022

On 10th May, 2022, a video conference briefing session for diplomatic missions and others in Tokyo was organized regarding the handling of ALPS Treated Water at the TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (FDNPS). 37 participants from 30 countries, regions and organizations attended the session. It was the 115th session after the FDNPS accident.

  1. In the session, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, and TEPCO explained an overview of the revision of the application submitted by TEPCO to Nuclear Regulation Authority(NRA) on April 28 for approval to amend the implementation plan for Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station(including the revised assessment of Radiological Impact Assessment on humans and the environment), and an overview of the report on IAEA’s February review of safety aspects of handling of ALPS treated water published by the IAEA on April 29, 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]
Argentina, Belgium, Burkina Faso, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, European Union, Finland, France, Germany, Guyana, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Jordan, Mauritania, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Netherlands, Republic of Korea, Senegal, Serbia, Thailand, Tonga, 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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