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IAEA Decommissioning Review Mission: Fukushima Daiichi, February 2015

13 February 2015
Third IAEA mission to review Japan's plans and work to decommission the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, February 2015, Tokyo, Japan.The IAEA decommissioning team listens to an interpreted explanation about the function of a purification system that removes almost all radioactive elements from contaminated water during a nine-day review mission of the ongoing decommissioning works at the Fukushima Daiichi site.Juan Carlos Lentijo, Director of the IAEA Division of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Waste Technology and team leader of the mission, looks at tanks holding contaminated water at the Unit 3 and Unit 4 reactor buildings during a tour of the tsunami-stricken nuclear power plant, 11 February 2015.Juan Carlos Lentijo addresses an initial meeting of the third IAEA mission to review Japan's plans and work to decommission the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, Tokyo, 9 February 2014Maria Palattao, an expert member of the IAEA mission team from the Philippines, gets help to kit up for a tour of the Fukushima Daiichi site. All mission members had to wear protective gear, including one pair of cotton gloves covered by two pairs of rubber gloves.Water tanks holding contaminated water in front of the reactor buildings at Fukushima Daiichi.Ilia Kuzmin, an expert member of the IAEA mission team from Russia, peers into the emptied spent fuel pool in Unit 4.IAEA decommissioning review team members walk past the Unit 4 structure at Fukushima Daiichi. Juan Carlos Lentijo studies a pump that is one of several measures aiming to reduce the amount of water that gets contaminated at the site. The IAEA decommissioning team looks at a purification system that removes almost all radioactive elements from contaminated water at Fukushima Daiichi, 11 February 2015.Third IAEA mission to review Japan's plans and work to decommission the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.
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Photos by Susanna L&ouml;&ouml;f, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication.
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