IAEA visit to Fukushima has delayed due to Omicron

IAEA’s Expert team visit which was scheduled in mid-December to inspect Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant has been delayed due to concerns of the omicron variant. Because of the decision made by the Japanese government to release the well-treated radioactive water from the reactor into the sea. With an aim to increase transparency amid concerns over water release plan issues raised by local fishing communities. IAEA will also hold an online meeting with Japan’s industrial ministry about the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) forecast on the effects of the radioactive water discharge. 

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