Announcement of the Basic Policy on Handling of the ALPS Treated Water at TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (FDNPS)

Based on more than six years of comprehensive study by experts, reviews by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and engagement with parties concerned, the Government of Japan published the Basic Policy on handling of the Advanced Liquid Processing System (ALPS) treated water at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (FDNPS) on 13 April 2021.

Subject to the approval of the independent Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA), TEPCO will conduct the discharge into the sea (envisaged to take place approximately after two years).

Please see the following documents for further information:

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