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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...

Nuke Info Tokyo No. 130 (May/June 2009)

(768 KB) Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Unit 7 Restarted It is the first reactor at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant to be restarted since 16 July 2007, when the plant was struck by the Chuetsu-oki Earthquake. Seismic...