Category: Nuclear Regulation

Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant Experience of the Chuetsu-Oki Earthquake not Applied Nuke Info Tokyo No. 144

– The First Post-3/11 Niigata Prefecture Earthquake and Ground Condition Subcommittee – Introduction In the 1970s the Japanese government produced “The Earthquake Safety Regulatory Guide: Reviewing the Seismic Design of Nuclear Power Reactor Facilities”...

Three Years Since the Chuetsu-oki Earthquake “We don’t need the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Station” Nuke Info Tokyo No. 138

On the afternoon of August 28, 300 people from around Japan gathered at a meeting in Kashiwazaki City hosted by the “Citizens’ Group to Protect Life and Home Town from Nuclear Power Plants”. Three...

KK Nuclear Power Station 2 Years After the Chuetsu-oki Earthquake Nuke Info Tokyo No. 131

July 16 was the second anniversary of the Chuetsu-oki Earthquake. The seismic force that struck Tokyo Electric Power Company’s (TEPCO) Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Station (KK) was unprecedented in the history of nuclear power. Start-up...