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Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, Japan, 2011


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    • us: Fukushima I Nuclear Disaster, Japan, 2011
    • us: Fukushima II Nuclear Disaster, Japan, 2011
    • us: Fukushima Accident, Japan, 2011
    • us: Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster, Japan, 2011
    • us: Fukushima Daini Nuclear Disaster, Japan, 2011
    • us: Fukushima Disaster, Japan, 2011
    • us: Fukushima Nuclear Accident, Japan, 2011
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    • found: Work cat: 2011466717: Nibelle, Philippe. Journal d'apocalypse, c2011: p. 22 (il est 15h36 quand le porte-parole du gouvernement announce qu'une explosion vient de se produire dans le réacteur n° 1 de la centrale nucléare de Fukushima Daiichi) p. 175 (la catastrophe de la centrale de Fukushima)
    • found: Wikipedia, July 25, 2011 (The Fukushima Daiishi nuclear disaster (Fukushima Dai-ichi genshiryoku hatsudensho jiko) is a series of equipment failures, nuclear meltdowns and releases of radioactive materials at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant, following the 9.0 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami and experts consider it to be the largest nuclear accident since the Chernobyl disaster, but more complex as multiple reactors are involved; reactors 1, 2, & 3 experienced full meltdown; hydrogen explosions destroyed parts of the building housing reactors 1, 3, & 4; an explosion damaged the containment of reactor 2; multiple fires broke out at reactor 4; location: Okuma, Fukushima, Japan; Coordinates 37°25'17"N 141°1'57"E)
    • found: Wikipedia, July 25, 2011 (The Fukushima II Nuclear Power Plant (Fukushima Dai-Ni Genshiryoku Hatsudensho), or Fukushima Dia-ni (dai-ni means "number two"), is a nuclear plant located on a 1,500,000-square-metre (370-acre) site in the town of Naraha and Tomioka in the Futaba District of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) runs the plant. After the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, the four reactors at Fukushima II automatically shut down)
    • found: International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA.org, July 25, 2011 (Fukushima Nuclear Accident)
    • found: The Independent, July 25, 2011 (Fukushima disaster now on a par with Chernobyl)Accident 2011)
    • found: World Nuclear Assoc. web site, July 27, 2011 (Fukushima Accident 2011)
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    • 2011-09-22: new
    • 2011-11-02: revised
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