In order to verify the safety of releasing the ever-increasing amount of treated water to the sea at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, an executive of the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) visited Japan and started discussions for a full-scale investigation. rice field.

IAEA executives visited the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry on the 7th and held a meeting with the persons in charge of related ministries and agencies to investigate the specific release process of treated water containing tritium and the environmental impact.

"Today's meeting is the first of a mission that will continue for many years to come, and will be held during and after the release into the ocean," said IAEA Director General of Nuclear Safety, Liddy Ebral. Showed the idea to do.

After that, in order to ensure safety and transparency, we held detailed discussions on future plans and procedures, and requested the provision of information.

Country for processing water containing tritium, in terms of diluted in the reference below, determine the policy to be supplied to the sea after two years in prospect, this in accordance with TEPCO released from the offshore about 1 km of the nuclear power plant through the undersea tunnel to create a new Shows plans to do.

IAEA executives will dispatch a research team by the end of the year based on the inspection of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on the 8th, and in addition to the field survey, safety when releasing treated water into the sea through interviews with the national government and TEPCO We will verify the sex and compile a report.