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Receiving the Final Report of the Third IAEA Review on Plans towards the Decommissioning of TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Units 1-4

A review mission from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) visited Japan from February 9 to 17, 2015 to conduct the third review on the Mid-and-Long-Term Roadmap towards the Decommissioning of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Units 1-4. On May 13, 2015, the Government of Japan received the final report from the third IAEA review mission and hereby releases it.

Outline

The IAEA international peer review mission visited Japan from February 9 to 17, 2015, to review Japan’s efforts toward decommissioning TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (NPS), which have progressed based on the Mid-and-Long-Term Roadmap towards the Decommissioning of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi NPS Units 1-4, and conducted the third review on the efforts from an international perspective. Mr. Yosuke Takagi, State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, received the preliminary summary report from the IAEA review mission on February 17, 2015.

The IAEA has completed its final report on the review mission, and the Government of Japan has received it on May 13, 2015. This final report recognizes that Japan’s measures toward decommissioning and contaminated water management have achieved substantial progress since the second mission (from November to December, 2013). This final report also includes 20 acknowledgements and 15 advisory points from the IAEA.

In addition, the results of additional investigations conducted by dispatched IAEA experts from April 17 (Fri.) to 21 (Tue.), 2015 are attached as an annex.

The IAEA also released this report on May 14, 2015.*

Appendix : IAEA Review Mission Final Report (PDF:1,332KB) PDF File

*IAEA website: http://www.iaea.org/ External Site Link

Release date

May 14, 2015

Division in Charge

Nuclear Accident Response Office, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy

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