” We have been preparing for establishing a new company on April 1, 2014, which will be a new internal entity of the function dealing with decommissioning and contaminated water within TEPCO, for the purpose of clarifying the responsibilities allocation and focusing solely on handling of decommissioning and contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. Now the company outline is decided, and we would like to announce the details as follows:
New company official name
The name is decided to be “Fukushima Daiichi Decontamination & Decommissioning Engineering Company”, to show the company is created to exclusively and expertly address decommissioning and contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.
Company President and Vice Presidents
Mr. Naohiro Masuda will be assigned to the company president positioned as the Chief Decommissioning Officer (CDO) of the countermeasures against decommissioning and contaminated water. And for the vice presidents, a support role of the president, six persons including three executives invited from nuclear power manufacturers have been assigned.
The new company will consist of the following three sections.
-General Administration Dept.
Overall management of the whole company, establishment of support and operational infrastructure, and supporting of CDO on site.
-Project Planning Dept.
Schemes of resolution policies and plans for issues related to decommissioning and contaminated water.
-Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
Resolution and implementation of countermeasures against decommissioning and contaminated water.
We will keep considering the countermeasures against decommissioning and contaminated water and also engaging with the government as a national project. In addition, we will continuously show our commitment to the accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station with a concerted effort by our entire TEPCO communities.
–Policy on the countermeasures against decommissioning and contaminated water – Fukushima Daiichi D & D Engineering Company- (PDF 82.0KB) (Available only in Japanese version) ”