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APPENDIX E RECOMMENDATIONS FROM OTHER ORGANIZATIONS As noted in Chapter 1, this NAS study is one of many investigations/assessments initiated in the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi accident. The reports from these activities have informed this committee’s thinking about potential lessons learned for the United States. Key recommendations from these investigations/assessments have been captured and generalized in Table E.1 and compared to the recommendations from the present study. Prepublication Copy E-1

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Table E.1: Common recommendations from investigations and assessments of the Fukushima accident. Recommendations resulting from this report are shown with a star. E-2 Prepublication Copy Appendix E: Recommendations from Other Organizations

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Appendix E: Recommendations from Other Organizations Table notes: ANS: American Nuclear Society, Fukushima Daiichi: ANS Committee Report, June 2012 (ANS, 2012). CNSC: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, CNSC Fukushima Task Force Report, October 2011 (CNSC, 2011). DIET: The National Diet of Japan, The official report of The Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission Executive Summary, July 2012 (NAIIC, 2012). ENSI: Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate, Lessons Fukushima 11032011 Lessons Learned and Checkpoints based on the Nuclear Accidents at Fukushima,October 2011 (ENSI, 2011). IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA International Fact Finding Expert Mission of the Fukushima Dai-Ichi NPP Accident Following the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, June 2011 (IAEA, 2011). IC: Investigation Committee on the Accident at Fukushima Nuclear Power Stations of Tokyo Electric Power Company, Final Report on the Accident at Fukushima Nuclear Power Stations of Tokyo Electric Power Company, July 2012 (Investigation Committee, 2012). INPO: Institute of Nuclear Power Operations, Lessons Learned from the Nuclear Accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, August 2012 (INPO, 2012). JANTI: Japan Nuclear Technology Institute, Examination of Accident at Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc.’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station and Proposal of Countermeasures, October 2011 (JANTI, 2011). ONR: Office for Nuclear Regulation, Japanese earthquake and tsunami: Implications for the UK nuclear industry Final Report, September 2011 (ONR, 2011). TEPCO: Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc., Fukushima Nuclear Accident Analysis Report, June 2012 (TEPCO, 2012b). UCS: Union of Concerned Scientists, Statement by David Lochbaum, Director – Nuclear Safety Project Before the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, March 2011 (UCS, 2011). USNRC: Recommendations for Enhancing Reactor Safety in the 21st Century, July 2011 (USNRC NTTF, 2011). NAS: National Academy of Sciences’ Committee on Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving the Safety of U.S. Nuclear Plants (this report) Prepublication Copy E-4