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Japan Provides Sea Water Monitoring Updates

Water inside the dike in a tank area at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

This photograph taken on 15 September 2013 at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station shows accumulated water inside the dike in a tank area. (Photo: TEPCO)

The Government of Japan provided the IAEA an update on radioactivity in seawater, establishing an expert meeting on sea area monitoring, as well as results from the sea area monitoring.

  • The Update of F1 Issues as of 17 September 2013, Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA), Japan, is available here. [pdf]
  • The Update on Sea Area Monitoring, Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA), Japan, is available here. [pdf]

In addition, TEPCO provided updates related to the protective countermeasures at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station that are affected by the rainfall from the recent typhoon in Japan. The updates can be accessed here and here.

TEPCO also provided an updated video tour of the site which may be useful.


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