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Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority Reports on Conditions at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

Updates of 17 September 2013
IAEA General Conference

Sandbags installed at inside of the dike around the H4 area at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

This photo shows the current condition of the sandbags installed on the inside of the dike around the H4 area at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, as well as water storage tanks. (Photo: TEPCO, 6 September 2013)

On the first day of the IAEA's 57th General Conference, 16 September 2013, the Government of Japan provided a briefing for IAEA Member States and the media entitled, Updated Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station: Regulation, Overview, Actions.

At this event, Japanese authorities presented information on the current status of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, including on the current situation of contaminated water leakage and countermeasures, radiation monitoring and enhanced technical development:

  • The Updated Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station: Regulation, Overview, Actions, Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA), is available here. [pdf]

    - The supplementary information for this presentation, entitled the New Regulatory Requirements for Light-Water Nuclear Power Plants - Outline, is available here. [pdf]


  • The Countermeasures for Contaminated Water at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), is available here. [pdf]


  • The Outline and Prospect of IRID, International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning, is available here. [pdf]

    - The supplementary information for this presentation, entitled the Organization Outline and Present Activities of International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning (IRID), International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning, is available here. [pdf]


  • The Progress on Off-site Cleanup Efforts in Japan, Ministry of the Environment, is available here. [pdf]

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