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Video conference Briefing Session on the current status of Advanced Liquid Processing System (ALPS) Treated Water at TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

November 18, 2021

On 18th November, 2021, a video conference Briefing Session for diplomatic missions, and others in Tokyo was organized on the current status of ALPS Treated Water at TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (FDNPS). 42 participants from 38 countries and regions attended the session. It was the 111th session after the FDNPS accident.

  1. In the session, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, and TEPCO explained the outline of TEPCO‘s Report of Radiological Impact Assessment on humans and the marine environment of discharging ALPS treated water into the sea announced on November 17th by TEPCO, 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 related Ministries and Agencies.

[Participated countries, regions]
Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Myanmar, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Macedonia, Philippines, Poland, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tonga, 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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