Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant


  1. The Facts
  • Location: Honshu (Main Island of Japan)
    • Central East Coast
  • Completed: 1971
  • Life Expectancy: 40 years
  • Structure: Designed to withstand earthquakes up to level 9 on the Richter scale

2. Distinction from Other Power Plants
  • Contains 6 Boiling Water Reactors
    • Heat is created
    • Steam-water mixture is made
    • Moisture separation
    • Production of electricity


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Sources (used to help create this A+ page):
"Fukushima Nuclear Accident Update Log." International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA): Earthquake in Japan. Web.
"NRC: Boiling Water Reactors." NRC: Home Page. Web.