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Fukushima.

Fukushima.

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Published by Fukushima Prefecture, International Exchange Office in Fukushima, Japan .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsFukushima, Japan (Prefecture). International Exchange Office.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/03938 (D)
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p. :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2259291M
LC Control Number89140040

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex was central to a falsified-records scandal that led to the departure of a number of senior executives of TEPCO. It also led to disclosures of previously unreported problems at the plant. In , TEPCO admitted it had falsified safety records at the No. 1 reactor at Fukushima Daiichi. His remarkable pictures throughout the book are a bonus. Highly recommended. " — David McNeil, The Economist. “A powerful synthesis of the technical and the personal, Gilhooly succeeds in conveying the events of March , its aftermath and the dramatic impact . Edwin Lyman talked about his book, Fukushima, in which he looks at what happened at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in March and the damage it caused around the his book, the. Fukushima was a boiling water reactor (BWR), Chernobyl was a graphite moderated boiling water reactor, and TMI was a pressurized water reactor (PWR). This book traces the history of nuclear power and the development of each reactor type.

  Eight years have passed since a tsunami smashed into the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, sparking a meltdown and the worst atomic crisis since Chernobyl.


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