Regarding TEPCO's Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Station, which has a decommissioning policy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission officially announced on the 28th that TEPCO's decommissioning plan will be completed over 44 years after the work begins. I approved it.

Regarding the Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Plant in Fukushima Prefecture, TEPCO applied to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in May last year for a plan summarizing the decommissioning process of four reactors from Units 1 to 4.

And at the meeting on the 28th, the Regulatory Commission officially approved the contents of the plan as valid.

According to it, the decommissioning will be completed in 44 years after the work is started.

In addition, about 10,000 nuclear fuels in the spent fuel pool will be taken out over 22 years from the start of work, and will be handed over to businesses that reprocess them for reuse as fuel.

Meanwhile, there is a plan to create a new "dry storage facility" and store some fuel in metal containers.

In addition, the amount of radioactive waste generated in decommissioning is estimated to be about 50,000 tons, and the total cost excluding the processing of nuclear fuel is estimated to be about 280 billion yen.

The Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Plant is about 12 km south of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant that caused the accident, and TEPCO has announced a policy of decommissioning the reactor based on the intentions of the local Fukushima Prefecture.

TEPCO says that it will indicate the time to start work with the consent of the locals, and the issue is whether the decommissioning of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and the decommissioning of the second nuclear power plant can proceed according to the process. ..