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Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Treatment of contaminated water

2019-11-03T10:30:47.244Z

For the first time after taking office, Mr. Hatakeyama visited the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi NPS and treated the contaminated water, and continued to collect water with radioactive material ...



Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Contaminated water treatment

The Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry visited the TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi NPS for the first time after taking office, and the treatment of contaminated water continues to collect water that remains in radioactive materials. Showed the idea to do everything to prevent it from spreading.

The Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Mr. Hatakeyama, who took office on the 25th of last month, visited the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station and received explanations on the progress of decommissioning work from President Tomoaki Kobayakawa of TEPCO and received a large amount of contaminated water. We visited a device called ALPS for processing.

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has accumulated water with radioactive materials such as tritium remaining after treatment with ALPS, and a state-of-the-art conference discusses future treatment. There is a persistent opposition from the locals to the release.

After the inspection, Mr. Hatakeyama told reporters that "it is important to do the necessary discussions, not the schedule."

On top of that, he said, “Consumers' psychology is difficult. In addition to scientific discussions, explanations must be carefully and firmly explained not only to local people but also nationwide and, in some cases, global consumers.” In the processing of, the idea to give every effort to prevent the spread of reputational damage to agricultural products and marine products.

Source: nhk

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