Category: Earthquake, active fault

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”...

Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant Seismic Design of the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant: a Historical Perspective Nuke Info Tokyo No. 130

Why Kashiwazaki-Kariwa? Prior to establishment of the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant there were oil fields in the region. Studies related to these oil fields showed that the ground was unstable, so informed locals knew...