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Reconstruction Unit Secretariat, “Report on the Number of Evacuees Across the Country, Prefectural and Other Refugees,” February 1, 2012, www.reconstruction.go.jp/topics/20120201zenkoku-hinansyasu.pdf.

International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group, “Basic Safety Principles for Nuclear Power Plants,” 75-INSAG-3 Rev. 1, 1999, www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/P082_scr.pdf, para 27.

“IAEA International Fact Finding Expert Mission of the Fukushima Dai-ichi NPP Accident Following the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami,” June 16, 2011, www.pub.iaea.org/MTCD/meetings/PDFplus/2011/cn200/documentation/cn200_Final-Fukushima-Mission_Report.pdf.

U.S. Geological Survey, “Largest Earthquakes in the World Since 1900,” http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/world/10_largest_world.php.

Institute of Nuclear Power Operators (INPO), “Special Report on the Nuclear Accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station,” INPO 11-005, revision 0, November 2011, www.nei.org/filefolder/11_005_Special_Report_on_Fukushima_Daiichi_MASTER_11_08_11_1.pdf, 14.

Nuclear Power Regulator, Personal communication, February 2012.

TEPCO, “Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station: Response After Earthquake,” June 18, 2011, www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp-com/release/betu11_e/images/110618e15.pdf, 4.

Justin McCurry, “Fukushima Fuel Rods May Have Completely Melted,” Guardian, December 2, 2011, www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/dec/02/fukushima-fuel-rodscompletely-melted.

INPO, “Special Report on the Nuclear Accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station,” 9–10.

TEPCO, “Fukushima Nuclear Accident Analysis Report,” summary of interim report, December 2, 2011, www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp-com/release/betu11_e/images/111202e13.pdf, 10.

Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters, Government of Japan, “Report of the Japanese Government to the IAEA Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety: The Accident at TEPCO’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Stations,” June 2011, available from www.iaea.org/newscenter/focus/fukushima/japan-report, VI–1.

Tokyo Electric Power Company, “Executive Summary of the Interim Report,” December 26, 2011, http://icanps.go.jp/eng/111226ExecutiveSummary.pdf, 7–9.

David Bodansky, Nuclear Energy: Principles, Practices and Prospects, second edition (New York: Springer, 2004), 426–36.

Investigation Committee on the Accidents at Fukushima Nuclear Power Stations of Tokyo Electric Power Company, “Executive Summary of the Interim Report,” 7.

IAEA, “IAEA International Fact Finding Expert Mission of the Fukushima Daiichi NPP Accident Following the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami,” 30.

Investigation Committee on the Accidents at Fukushima Nuclear Power Stations of Tokyo Electric Power Company, “Executive Summary of the Interim Report,” 4.

Investigation Committee on the Accidents at Fukushima Nuclear Power Stations of Tokyo Electric Power Company, “Executive Summary of the Interim Report,” 4–7.

IAEA, “IAEA International Fact Finding Expert Mission of the Fukushima Daiichi NPP Accident Following the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami,” 74.

Masafumi Matsuyama, “Outline of Tsunami Evaluation Technology,” Nuclear Civil Engineering Committee, November 2, 2011, http://tinyurl.com/6qpuko9, 42.

TEPCO, “Report on Investigation Results Regarding Tsunami Generated by the Tohoku-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake in Fukushima Daiichi and Daini Nuclear Power Stations,” vol. 2 [outline], July 8, 2011, www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp-com/release/betu11_e/images/110708e18.pdf, 3.

Japan Weather Association, “Overview of the Tsunami caused by the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake (bulletin report),” March 29, 2011, www.jwa.or.jp/static/topics/20110329/touhokujishin110329.pdf

Japan Meteorological Agency, Monthly Report on Earthquakes and Volcanoes (edition on disaster prevention), March 2011, www.seisvol.kishou.go.jp/eq/2011_03_11_tohoku/tsunami_jp.pdf.

IAEA, “IAEA International Fact Finding Expert Mission,” 70.

David Batty, “Radioactive Water From Japan’s Fukushima Plant is Leaking Into the Sea,” Guardian, April 2, 2011, www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/apr/02/japanfukushima-radioactive-water-leaking-sea.

Denis Normile, “Devastating Earthquake Defied Expectations,” Science, vol. 331, no. 6023 (2011): 1375–1376.

Nuclear Power Corporation, “Impact of Tsunami that struck Kapakkam on 26 December, 2004,” press releases, www.dae.gov.in/press/tsunpcil.htm.

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, “North Anna Earthquake Summary,” www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/emerg-preparedness/virginia-quake-info/va-quake-summary.pdf.

IAEA, Site Evaluation for Nuclear Installations, NS-R-3 (Vienna: IAEA, 2003), www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1177_web.pdf, paras. 3.2, 3.6(a), and 3.24–3.38.

K. Minoura, F. Imamura, D. Sugawara, Y. Kono and T. Iwashita, “The 869 Jogan Tsunami Deposit and Recurrence Interval of Large-Scale Tsunami on the Pacific Coast of Northeast Japan,” Journal of Natural Disaster Science, vol. 23, no. 2 (2001), www.jsnds.org/contents/jnds/23_2_3.pdf, 83–88.

K. Satake, Y. Sawai, M. Shishikura, Y. Okamura, Y. Namegaya, and S. Yamaki, “Tsunami Source of the Unusual AD 869 Earthquake off Miyagi, Japan, Inferred From Tsunami Deposits and Numerical Simulation of Inundation,” paper presented to American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2007, December 2007, http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2007AGUFM.T31G..03S.

Ludger Mohrbach et al., “Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan on March 11, 2011 and Consequences for Fukushima and Other Nuclear Power Plants,” VGB Power Tech (Germany), April 1, 2011, www.vgb.org/vgbmultimedia/News/Fukushimav15VGB.pdf.

The Tsunami Evaluation Subcommittee and the Nuclear Civil Engineering Committee, Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE), “Tsunami Assessment Method for Nuclear Power Plants in Japan,” February 2002, www.jsce.or.jp/committee/ceofnp/Tsunami/eng/JSCE_Tsunami_060519.pdf.

 “TEPCO Warned of Big Tsunami 4 Days Prior to March 11,” Asahi Shimbun, August 25, 2011,/quake_tsunami/AJ2011082 http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster57639.

TEPCO, “Report on Investigation Results Regarding Tsunami Generated by the Tohoku-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake in Fukushima Daiichi and Daini Nuclear Power Stations,” 1–2.

IAEA, Flood Hazard for Nuclear Power Plants on Coastal and River Sites, IAEA Safety Standard Series, NS-G-3.5, (Vienna: IAEA, 2003), www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1170_web.pdf, paras. 11.21–22.3. 

IAEA, Meteorological and Hydrological Hazards in Site Evaluation for Nuclear Installations, SSG-18, (Vienna: IAEA, 2011), www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1506_web.pdf, 120–26.

Nuclear Safety Commission of Japan, “Regulatory Guide for Reviewing Safety Design of Light Water Nuclear Power Reactor Facilities,” NSCRG: L-DS-I.0, August 30, 1990, www.nsc.go.jp/NSCenglish/guides/lwr/L-DS-I_0.pdf, para. 2.(2).

IAEA, Design Basis Flood for Nuclear Power Plants on Coastal Sites, Safety Series 50-SG-S10B (Vienna: IAEA, 1983), 26.

E-mail communication from senior NISA official, August 25, 2011.

“Japan’s Uncertain Nuclear Energy Outlook in 2012,” Institute for Energy Economics Japan (IEEJ) Energy Brief, January 31, 2012, www.siew.sg/energyperspectives/alternative-energies/japans-uncertain-nuclear-energy-outlook-2012.

World Nuclear Association, “Nuclear Power in Japan,” February 2012, www.worldnuclear.org/info/inf79.html.

Hiroko Tabuchi, Norimitsu Onishi, and Ken Belson, “Japan Extended Reactor’s Life, Despite Warning,” New York Times, March 21, 2011, www.nytimes.com/2011/03/22/world/asia/22nuclear.html?_r=2&pagewanted=all.

“To Chairman of Special Committee for the Nuclear Safety Standards and Guides, Chairman of the Nuclear Safety Commission, About the Examination of the Regulatory Guides for Safety Review (Direction),” 43rd Session of the Nuclear Safety Commission of Japan, Document no. 1, www.nsc.go.jp/NSCenglish/geje/doc_dis/2011_43rd/2011_0616_43th_doc1.pdf.

Mari Yamaguchi, “Japan Cabinet OKs Bill to Cap Nuke Reactor Life,” Associated Press, January 31, 2012, www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jZtFBo8gzMIAnhRe2JwCmPdslsbw?docId=d575cdf0ba5c402a8ead3083b623a8d0.

 “Receipt of a Report Regarding a Legally Reportable Event that Occurred at the Tokai-Daini Power Station, Owned by Japan Atomic Power Company,” News Release, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), September 2, 2011, www.atomdb.jnes.go.jp/content/000119422.pdf.

 “Reactor Operators Accelerate Anti-Tsunami Defenses,” Asahi Shimbun, March 30, 2011, http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/fukushima/AJ201103313751.

“Overview of Seawall Construction Work and Installation Schedule,” Chubu Electric Power Company, Incorporated, www.chuden.co.jp/english/corporate/ecor_releases/erel_pressreleases/__icsFiles/afieldfile/2011/12/16/111101.pdf.

World Nuclear News, “Hamaoka Protection Plans,” July 22, 2011, www.worldnuclear-news.org/RS_Hamaoka_protection_plans_2207112.html.

Atoms in Japan, “Power Utilities Announce Earthquake and Tsunami Measures Following Fukushima NPS Crisis,” April 3, 2011, www.jaif.or.jp/english/aij/member/2011/2011-04-03a.pdf.

“Übergeordnete Anforderungen an die elektrische Energieversorgung in Kernkraftwerken” (General Requirements for Electrical Energy Supply in Nuclear Power Plants), Kerntechnische Ausschuss (German Nuclear Safety Standards Commission/KTA) 6/99, www.kta-gs.de/d/regeln/3700/3701.pdf.

“Plant-Specific Safety Review (RSK-SÜ) of German Nuclear Power Plants in the Light of the Events in Fukushima-1 (Japan),” (translation of Chapter 1 of the RSK statement entitled “Anlagenspezifische Sicherheitsüberprüfung (RSK-SÜ) deutscher Kernkraftwerke unter Berücksichtigung der Ereignisse in Fukushima-I [Japan]”), www.rskonline.de/English/downloads/memrskstnuezusammenfassungreven.pdf

Federal Agency for Nuclear Control, “Belgian Stress Tests, National Report for Nuclear Power Plants,” December 23, 2011, www.ensreg.eu/sites/default/files/National_report_Master_2011.12.29.pdf.

Tomi Routamo (ed.), “European Stress Tests for Nuclear Power Plants, National Report, Finland,” Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority, December 30, 2011, www.ensreg.eu/sites/default/files/EU_Stress_Tests_-_National_Report_-_Finland.pdf.

Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety, “EU Stresstest National Report of Germany, Implementation of the EU Stress Tests in Germany,” www.ensreg.eu/sites/default/files/EU_Stress_test_national_report_Germany.pdf.

Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire, “Complementary Safety Assessments of the French Nuclear Power Plants (European Stress Tests),” December 2011,  www.ensreg.eu/sites/default/files/120106%20Rapport%20ASN%20ECS%20-%20ENG%20validated.pdf.

Routamo (ed.), “European Stress Tests for Nuclear Power Plants, National Report, Finland.”

Swiss Federal Safety Inspectorate, “EU Stress Test: Swiss National Report, ENSI Review of the Operators’ Reports,” http://static.ensi.ch/1326182677/swissnational-report_eu-stress-test_20111231_final.pdf.

Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation, “Netherlands’ National Fukushima Stress Test for the Borssele Nuclear Power Plant,” December 2011, www.ensreg.eu/sites/default/files/NetherlandsNatRep-StressTest2011-sec-v2.pdf.

Swiss Federal Safety Inspectorate, “EU Stress Test: Swiss National Report, ENSI Review of the Operators’ Reports.”

EDF Energy, “EU Stress Test, Sizewell B,”  www.edfenergy.com/about-us/energygeneration/nuclear-generation/documents/sizewell-b-stress-test.pdf, 66.

Wen-Chun Teng, “Safety Re-assessment of Taiwan’s Nuclear Power Plants After Fukushiima Daiichi Accident,” presentation at the 26th Japanese-Sino Seminar on Nuclear Safety, Tokyo, Japan, July 26–27, 2011, www.aec.gov.tw/www/english/international/files/sino25-02.pdf.

Eric de Fraguier, “Lessons Learned from 1991 Blayais Flood,” RIC 2010 External Flood and Extreme Precipitation Hazard Analysis for Nuclear Plant Safety Session, March 11, 2010, www.nrc.gov/public-involve/conference-symposia/ric/slides/th35defraguierehv.pdf.

International Nuclear Information System (INIS), “Results of study and reference list regarding the Blayais nuclear power plant accident,” www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&frm=1&source=web&cd=3&ved=0CDIQFjAC&url=http%3A%2F%2Fjolisfukyu.tokai-sc.jaea.go.jp%2Fird%2Fsanko%2Ffile07.xls&ei=xjcYT9LhDY-CtQawqP3mDQ&usg=AFQjCNGm28eaR-IRKmbFVfgxOJ95h7wEiw&sig2=phQrE8LWTQoHh0ojtNxwog.

International Atomic Energy Agency, “Flood Hazard for Nuclear Power Plants on Coastal and River Sites.”

World Nuclear Association, “Tokaimura Criticality Accident,” July 2007, www.world-nuclear.org/info/inf37.html.

Division of Fuel Cycle Safety and Safeguards, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, “NRC Review of the Tokai-Mura Criticality Accident,” April 2000, www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/commission/secys/2000/secy2000-0085/attachment1.pdf.

Norimitsu Onishi and Ken Belson, “Culture of Complicity Tied to Stricken Nuclear Plant,” New York Times, April 20, 2011, www.nytimes.com/2011/04/27/world/asia/27collusion.html?pagewanted=all.

Division of Fuel Cycle Safety and Safeguards, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, “NRC Review of the Tokai-Mura Criticality Accident.”

Federal Office for Radiation Protection, “Sicherheit deutscher Atomkraftwerkegegen gezielten Absturz von Großflugzeugen mit vollem Tankinhalt” (Safety of German Nuclear Power Plants Against a Deliberate Crash of Large, Fully Fueled Aircraft), www.rskonline.de/downloads/snabsturzgroflugzeugen111001.pdf

Investigation Commission on the Accidents at Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Station, Provisional Report, December 26, 2011, Executive Summary of the Interim Report, 16–18, http://icanps.go.jp/eng/111226ExecutiveSummary.pdf

“TEPCO Admits Leaktightness Test Falsification,” Nuclear Engineering International, November 3, 2002, www.neimagazine.com/story.asp?storyCode=2017707.

Investigation Commission on the Accidents at Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Station, Provisional Report, December 26, 2011, Executive Summary of the Interim Report, 14.

 “TEPCO Ignored Latest Research on Tsunami,” Asahi Shimbun, March 25, 2011, http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/fukushima/AJ201103253443.

 “Japanese Nuclear Plant Survived Tsunami, Offers Clues,” Reuters, October 19, 2011, www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/20/us-japan-nuclear-tsunamiidUSTRE79J0B420111020.

“Complementary Safety Assessments of the French Nuclear Power Plants (European Stress Tests).”

Max Colchester, “EDF Pegs Nuclear Upgrade Cost at $13 Billion,” Wall Street Journal, January 3, 2012, http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203550304577138392366526910.html.