New development in ‘nuclear disaster’
New development in ‘nuclear disaster’. Japan asks International Atomic Energy Agency for safety assessment for water discharge in Fukushima.
Japan requested the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to carry out a safety assessment for the evacuation of radioactive water accumulated in the Fukushima Dai nuclear power plant.
Kajiyama Hiroshi, Minister of Industry, Economy and Trade, discussed with IAEA President Rafael Mariano Grossi, with whom he met at the online meeting, the latest situation regarding the evacuation of water accumulated in the Fukushima Dai-in-house plant.
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During the meeting, Minister Kajiyama requested the IAEA to make a scientific and objective safety assessment regarding the evacuation of the radioactive water accumulated in the plant and to announce this to the international public.
Speaking at the press conference, Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide said that the government would decide “at the right time” for the evacuation of the water.
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CAPACITY IS FILLED IN 2022
Radioactive substances formed in pure water used to cool the damaged reactors in the plant are decomposed except for tritium material thanks to the Advanced Liquid Processing System (ALPS).
The decomposed water preserved at the facilities and increasing day by day is expected to fill the water storage tank capacity of the Fukushima complex by the summer of 2022.
New development in ‘nuclear disaster’.
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