OfMCIAL USE ONLY March 26, 2011 0720 EDT

Briefing Sheet Fukushima Dalichi
Plant status updates: * Freshwater injection to Units 1 and 3. (source is a reservoir) * Borated freshwater has started to be injected into Unit 2 (source is a reservoir) " Flooding in turbine building of Unit 3. Found elevated iodine 131 and lanthanum 140 in samples indicating potential leakage from core. * RHR pump on Unit 5 is restored. o NISA update at 0500 EDT on 3/25, Electrical power is available up to all 6 units. For Units 1-4, the licensee is in the process of meggering and testing components to see which ones can be safely energized. Lights are on in the control rooms, and licensee is in the process of restoring ventilation. Japanese government officials have recommended to residents living within 20 to 30 km of the site to voluntarily evacuate their homes-not because of changing conditions at the site-but because of increasingly difficult logistical issues. Per NRC Japan team, one day training has been completed on the Bechtel pumping system. There will be an additional day training completed 26 March and then the Self Defense Force stands ready to move equipment out to the site. The U.S. Navy is sending two fresh water barges to the site. The first barge has been delayed due to inclement weather, and there remain concerns about possible harbor damage from earthquake, which could make it difficult to dock. The NRC Reactor Safety Team has provided a coordinated (GEH, EPRI, INPO, NR, DOE) set of recommendations pertaining to severe accident management strategies to the NRC team in Japan. These recommendations were provided to the NRC Site Team. A slightly updated version will be discussed this morning on a conference call with the principals for the purpose of obtaining concurrence. The Nuclear Energy Institute has volunteered to provide the NRC with environmental sampling data from U.S. nuclear power plants. The NRC is sharing this information with the EPA who is the central point of contact for this information. The public U.S. radiation monitoring data (RADNET) is posted on EPA's public website. Chuck Casto and John Monninger travelling to J-Village, which is less than 10 miles from the site and tomorrow to do recon to see if we can get better information or provide better support. Liaison team is working a task to create a roadmap that analyzes summaries of Deputies calls in U.S. and corresponding meetings in Japan. The goal is to ensure that roles and responsibilities for the responding Agencies are clear and understood, and to help ensure that no conflicting or inconsistent efforts are underway.