In March 2011 the Fukushima nuclear power plant (NPP) in Japan was hit by an earthquake and subsequent tsunami which resulted in the release of significant amounts of radioactive material. The incident led to the suspension of nuclear programmes by a number of countries. This book provides a definitive account of the accident.
- Outlines the main sequence of events of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant accident, considers the responses of central and local government, and evaluates the response of the plant owner TEPCO.
- Describes and assesses the effectiveness of the evacuation process and subsequent decontamination of the site and local area.
- Offers recommendations for improving the safe design and operation of nuclear power plants and considers the future of the Fukushima plant and nuclear power generation in Japan.
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|Size: ||11.5 MB|
|Publisher: ||Woodhead Publishing|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9780081001325 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|