Sellafield Limited and Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) have drawn up plans to assist each other with communications related to their respective decommissioning activities. These plans follow the signing of a cooperation agreement in 2014. In a joint statement, the companies announced today that they have issued a White Paper – referred to as the “Fukushima-West Cumbria Study” – describing how they will work together to improve each other’s efforts to communicate and engage with stakeholders. The aim of the White Paper is to share Sellafield’s 60 years of experience in England’s West Cumbria, and Tepco’s five years of experience in decommissioning Fukushima Daiichi. One objective, Tepco said, is to expand the dialogue beyond the two companies to include the West Cumbria and Fukushima communities.
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