The Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Accidents
November 19, 2013 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Mitch Farmer (NE)
Relevant Argonne Research and Discovery, Lessons Learned and Current Site Status
Over two years have gone by since the 2011 earthquake and Tsunami in Japan initiated severe accidents at 4 reactors at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex.
This presentation summarizes:
- i) ongoing ANL R&D relevant to accident mitigation measures that were exercised as the accident unfolded,
- ii) some of ANL’s contributions during the event that were part of the larger US response in support of the Japanese,
- iii) lesson’s learned from the accident, and finally current status at the site.