Study on Fukushima Nuclear Accident, Lessons Learned and Improving Safety – Meeting Sept. 6-7
The National Academy of Sciences committee carrying out the study Lessons Learned From the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants will hold its second meeting on Sept. 6 and 7 in Washington, D.C. The event will be video webcast live on Sept. 6 at http://www.nationalacademies.org.
The committee will hear presentations from the Ambassador of Japan to the United States Ichiro Fujisaki, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) officials, and Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) representatives. Members of the public can also participate during several open comment sessions. For more information on the study and the meeting agenda, visit http://www8.nationalacademies.org/cp/projectview.aspx?key=49465.
The event will take place Thursday, Sept. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at the National Academy of Sciences building, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. Reporters who wish to attend should register in advance by contacting the Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.