September 2, 2023
1. Some false information regarding the discharge of the ALPS treated water into the sea has been disseminated on the Internet, using the term "nuclear contaminated water" and manipulating and falsifying the video of Minister Nishimura's press conference on August 25, that misleads the international transaction of Japan's seafoods.
2. The spread of malicious disinformation regarding the discharge of ALPS treated water into the sea is hindering the reconstruction of the affected areas and greatly hurts the feelings of the people who are striving for the reconstruction.
3. The Government of Japan continues to disseminate the correct information on ALPS treated water in a highly transparent manner and based on scientific evidence, and strongly opposes the disinformation and its dissemination.
Division in Charge
Nuclear Accident Response Office, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy