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Date : March 4, 2021

The current situation of Fukushima Daiichi NPS (METI/TEPCO)

post date : 2021.02.16

This year will mark ten years since the Great East Japan Earthquake and the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station accident. On this occasion, the FPCJ has invited an official from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and an executive from TEPCO to explain the current situation, progress, and future of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.


■Please note that you cannot physically attend this briefing, as it will be an online press briefing held as a Zoom webinar. 

■Date: March 4 (Thu), 2021, 10:15-11:45 (Deadline for application: Noon, March 3)

■Briefer: 1) Ms. Yumiko HATA, Director for International Issues / Waste Management of Fukushima Daiichi NPS, Nuclear Accident Response Office in Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
2) Mr. Akira ONO, Chief Decommissioning Officer (CDO), President of Fukushima Daiichi Decontamination and Decommissioning Engineering Company, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO HD)

■Language: Japanese, with consecutive English interpretation                                  

As in our standard press briefings, there will be a Q&A session at the end.
*In principle, questions will only be accepted from members of the foreign press.

■Members of the Foreign Press:

Since there will only be a limited time for Q&A, please include the questions you would like to ask the briefer with your application or please send questions to (Deadline for questions: Noon, March 3). For questions which multiple people submitted, the moderator will ask the question.

Embassy representatives and FPCJ supporting members may also watch the briefing as observers (admission free).


■How to Apply: Please refer to either the email or fax we sent.

*We will not be accepting applications by email.


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