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Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority Reports on Conditions at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

Updates of 10 October 2013

Leakage from B Area South Tank at the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

Repair work being undertaken on a pressure-resistant hose joint following a leak at the temporary warehouse for the desalination system, 9 October 2013. (Photo: TEPCO)

On 9 October 2013, the Japanese Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) provided the IAEA with an update on current levels of radioactivity in seawater as of 8 October 2013.

The NRA also issued a press release on 9 October 2013 that reports the leakage of contaminated water from a desalination system in use at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, which led to the exposure of six workers.

The NRA provided these links to the TEPCO website which provide further details of TEPCO's report submitted to the NRA:

The NRA also provided the IAEA a report providing sea water radioactivity monitoring data as of 8 October 2013.

(Note to Media: We encourage you to republish these stories and kindly request attribution to the IAEA)