Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station “Update on Efforts to Decommissioning and the Handling ALPS Treated Water” (Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.)
The decommissioning work at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, being carried out based on the “Mid-and-Long-Term Roadmap towards the Decommissioning of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station,” consists of measures to deal with contaminated water, removal of fuel rod assemblies from spent fuel pools, retrieval of fuel debris, measures to deal with waste materials, and other operations.
Considering the Japanese government's basic policy announced in April 2021, TEPCO had been reviewing the details of the design and operation of ALPS treated water dilution/discharge facility and related facilities. On December 21, 2021, TEPCO submitted the "Application Documents for Approval to Amend the Implementation Plan for Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Specified Nuclear Facility" for the basic design of ALPS treated water dilution/discharge facility and related facilities to the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA), and on July 22, 2022, these application documents were approved by the NRA.
At this press conference, the Chief Decommissioning Officer will provide an update on the status of decommissioning and the handling of ALPS treated water.
It will be an online "live-streamed" press conference via Zoom webinar, participants will not be able to attend at the venue.
■Date：October 24(Mon),2022 9:30-10：30 (Deadline for application: Noon, October 21)
■Theme：Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
“Update on Efforts to Decommissioning and the Handling ALPS Treated Water”
Chief Decommissioning Officer (CDO), President of Fukushima Daiichi Decontamination and Decommissioning Engineering Company, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO HD)
Corporate Officer, General Manager of Project Management Office, Chief Officer for ALPS treated water management, Fukushima Daiichi Decontamination and Decommissioning Engineering Company (TEPCO HD)
■Language：English, with consecutive Japanese translation
*There will be a Q&A session at the end.
*In principle, questions will only be accepted from members of the press.
■For the press：
Please send any questions for the briefer or topics you are interested in to email@example.com by 12:00 noon on October 21. As there will only be a limited amount of time to ask questions during the briefing, we will collect questions and provide them to the briefer in advance.
Embassy representatives and FPCJ supporting members may also watch the briefing as observers (admission free).
■How to apply： Please refer to the email sent by FPCJ.
- About application: Foreign Press Center Japan (email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 03-3501-5251）
- Others: Corporate Communications Office of TEPCO HD. (Tel:03-6373-1111)