Category: Earthquake, active fault

CNIC Statement: The national government should withdraw its appeal on the Ohi NPP ruling and accept the Osaka District Court’s decision

21 December 2020 On December 4, 2020, the Osaka District Court revoked the central government’s approval for the safety measures of Kansai Electric Power Company’s Ohi NPP No. 3 and No. 4 reactors. This...

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...