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GEL Announces a Teaming Agreement with Tokyo Based Companies, Environmental Control Center Co., Ltd and EA International, LLC

Date(s): February 18, 2014

Location: Tokyo, Japan

The attached article was published in Japan’s Nikkei Newspaper on February 18, 2014, and the modified translation is as follows.

Environmental Control Center Co., Ltd and EA International, LLC have entered into a business agreement with a major U.S. radiochemistry testing laboratory – The GEL Group Inc. (South Carolina). Together, they will collaborate in developing radioactive measuring techniques and will assist in the ultimate cleanup efforts of Fukushima.

The business venture agreement will be announced on the 18th of February 2014 during a meeting hosted by the United States Embassy in Tokyo regarding the nuclear reactor demolition and removal.  The GEL Group is the largest radiochemistry testing laboratory in the United States employing approximately 200 personnel. The company has an expertise in analysis related to the dismantling of nuclear reactors in the United States and abroad.

In the future, Environmental Control Center Co., Ltd will receive technical support from The GEL Group as their work will require further monitoring of radioactive substances.