Japanese Nuclear Meltdown affects Everyboy

The Fukushima 1 NPP

Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant

Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

The nuclear meltdown can affect everyone worldwide. Yes even in Singapore.

Don’t think that you are safe. If the radioactive material gets into the jet stream …

The Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant (Fukushima Dai-Ichi Genshiryoku Hatsudensho, Fukushima I NPP), often referred to as Fukushima Dai-ichi, is a nuclear power plant located in the town of Okuma in the Futaba District of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.

The plant consists of six boiling water reactors. These light water reactors have a combined power of 4.7 GW, making Fukushima I one of the 25 largest nuclear power stations in the world.

Fukushima I was the first nuclear plant to be constructed and run entirely by the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO).

Unit 1 is a 439 MW boiling water reactor (BWR-3) constructed in July 1967. It commenced commercial electrical production on March 26, 1971, and was initially scheduled for shutdown in early 2011.

In February 2011, Japanese regulators granted an extension of ten years for the continued operation of the reactor.

Source: Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant.


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