09.03.2016_No48 / News in Brief

Five Years On: The Status At Fukushima-Daiichi

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9 Mar (NucNet): Radioactivity levels in seawater in the port next to the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power station have “significantly decreased” as the result of the completion of a sea-side impermeable wall in October 2015, the plant owner and the International Atomic Energy Agency have said.

The Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear site in Japan soon after the earthquake and tsunami on 11 March 2011.

According to a status report provided by the Japanese authorities to the IAEA on 4 March 2016, Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) said as a result of the completion of the wall, the marine environment around the station, crippled by an earthquake and tsunami on 11 March 2011, has improved.

See our special report for subscribers on the status at Fukushima-Daiichi, five years after the accident: http://bit.ly/1RR8hk7

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