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Date : February 25, 2019

Video report: Decommissioning and Measures for Contaminated Water at Fukushima Daiichi NPS, as of Feb. 2019 (METI/TEPCO)

post date : 2019.02.26

Nearly eight years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident.  On this occasion, the FPCJ 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 decommissioning and measures for contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.


The briefing had a total of 24 participants including journalists from Australia, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Indonesia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and the USA.

■Distributed material: 1. METI 190225   2. TEPCO 190225


Date: February 25 (Mon), 2019


  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)


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