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2020 IAEA Marine Monitoring Project

October 30, 2020

1. Independent domestic experts in environmental radioactivity, who are designated by the IAEA, will observe collection of seawater and sediment samples in the vicinity of TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station and fishery products in Fukushima Prefecture from 4th to 20th November 2020. They will document and attest to the integrity of sample collection and pre-treatment.

2. This event is part of a project following recommendations made on marine monitoring in a report by the IAEA in 2013 related to the decommissioning of TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.

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