Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Requests to take photographs and samples before dismantling Nuclear Regulatory Commission Oct. 2 21:13
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, which will resume the investigation of the cause of the accident at TEPCO / Fukushima Daiichi NPS, before conducting dismantling work with TEPCO and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry so that accurate investigation and analysis can be conducted. Requested that the site be left in the image.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission compiled a report about the cause of the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant five years ago and then suspended the investigation. However, the radiation dose at the site decreased and new data was collected. The tour will be resumed from this month because it is now possible to visit the site.
On the 2nd, a meeting was held with the participation of TEPCO and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and before the dismantling and removal work, the site was shot and images were left so that accurate investigation and analysis could be conducted. They requested that the dismantled equipment be stored until the analysis was completed, and that samples of radioactive materials in contaminated locations be taken.
In this survey, the regulatory committee wanted to analyze the reason why the safety device that cools the reactor did not work properly and the reason for the massive release of radioactive materials. was launched, create a detailed plan of the investigation, we would like to summarize a report to the prospect of the next year.