The IAEA received on 6 September 2013 an information note by the Japanese Nuclear Regularity Authority (NRA) on issues at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. The note, dated 5 September 2013, includes an overview of the current situation of contaminated water leakage, current information on radioactivity in seawater, the further supervision by the NRA and further facilitation of international communication.
The NRA note and the accompanying attachment with photographs and detailed information can be accessed in the resources section of this page.
On 5 September, 2013, the Government of Japan has officially transmitted to the IAEA a factsheet "Overview", a "Basic Policy" of the Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters together with an explanatory note entitled Government's Decision on addressing the contaminated water issue at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (NPS).
- The factsheet "Overview" is available here [pdf] and at the METI website.
- The Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters' "Basic Policy" can be accessed here [pdf].
- The explanatory note entitled Government's Decision can be accessed here [pdf].
- Both the "Decision" and the "Basic Policy" are also available at the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.