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Agency for Natural Resources and EnergyAnnouncement of the Revised Version of the Mid-and-Long-Term Roadmap towards the Decommissioning of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Units 1-4

The Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (ANRE) compiled a revised version of the Mid-and-Long-Term Roadmap towards the Decommissioning of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Units 1-4 (hereinafter referred to as the "roadmap") while taking consideration of the opinions from Fukushima Prefecture, local governments, and experts on the Basis for Discussing the Revision of the Roadmap, which was publicized on June 10, 2013. ANRE hereby announces that the Council for the Decommissioning of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station decided to approve the revised roadmap.

Outline

Following the accident at Tokyo Electric Power Company's (TEPCO's) Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, the Government of Japan and TEPCO compiled the roadmap in December 2011 and have been developing efforts toward decommissioning based on the roadmap.

Concerning the roadmap, we considered acceleration of the schedule for removing fuel debris and other measures, and have been preparing the compilation of a revised roadmap targeted for the end of June 2013. As a result of these efforts, the council has approved the revised roadmap, and ANRE hereby publicizes it.

Release Date

June 27, 2013

Division in Charge

Nuclear Accident Response Office, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy

 
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