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2023 IAEA Marine Monitoring

October 11, 2023

As a part of IAEA Marine Monitoring to ensure reliability and transparency of the Sea Area Monitoring in Japan, experts from the IAEA Marine Environmental Laboratories will visit Japan from 16th to 23th October 2023 and confirm collection of seawater and sediment in the vicinity of TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (FDNPS), fishery products in Fukushima Prefecture and preparation of the collected samples.

  1. For the enhancement of further transparency, independent third-party laboratories will participate in this year's Marine Monitoring as in previous years, and this year from Canada, China and Republic of Korea.
  2. This monitoring is part of a project following the recommendations made on marine monitoring in a report by the IAEA in 2013 related to the decommissioning of FDNPS.

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