Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Treatment of contaminated water “Study at expert meeting” Reply to the Korean side August 27 21:36
The Japanese government, which was asked by the Korean government to explain how to treat water containing radioactive materials such as tritium, which continues to accumulate at the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi NPS, I have n’t made any concrete conclusions. ”
The South Korean government requested a specific explanation from the Japanese side on the 19th of this month about the treatment method of water containing radioactive materials such as tritium, which is increasing by about 170 tons every day at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
In response, the Japanese government responded to the Korean government on the 27th through the Japanese Embassy in Seoul.
According to it, the handling of water containing radioactive materials is being comprehensively examined by the national experts' meeting, and no concrete conclusions have been made at this time.
On top of that, the status of the study is clarified at the international conference, and the Korean side has been explained transparently to embassies.
He also explained that TEPCO is considering measures including the expansion of tanks as the tanks for storing water will fill up around the summer of 2022.
This time, the demands of the Korean side are likely to show a strict attitude toward Japan as Japan-Korea relations deteriorate.