Fukushima Nuclear Crisis

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This report briefly discusses the March 11, 2001, earthquake off the east coast of Honshu, Japan's largest island. The earthquake caused an automatic shutdown of eleven of Japan's fifty-five operating nuclear power plants. The plants closes to the earthquake's epicenter, Fukushima and Onagawa, were damaged by the earthquake and resulting tsunami. This report also discusses efforts by the United States and other countries to provide assistance to Japan to deal with the nuclear crisis.

Creator(s): Campbell, Richard J.
Location(s): Japan
Creation Date: March 15, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Campbell, Richard J.

Specialist in Energy Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: March 15, 2011
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Japan
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This report briefly discusses the March 11, 2001, earthquake off the east coast of Honshu, Japan's largest island. The earthquake caused an automatic shutdown of eleven of Japan's fifty-five operating nuclear power plants. The plants closes to the earthquake's epicenter, Fukushima and Onagawa, were damaged by the earthquake and resulting tsunami. This report also discusses efforts by the United States and other countries to provide assistance to Japan to deal with the nuclear crisis.

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5 pages.

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