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Author Lochbaum, David, author.

Title Fukushima : the Story of a Nuclear Disaster.

Publication Info. New York : New Press, The, 2015.


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Description 1 online resource (559 pages)
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Contents Cover; About the Authors; Title Page; Contents; Introduction to the Paperback Edition; 1. March 11, 2011: "A Situation That We Had Never Imagined"; 2. March 12, 2011: "This May Get Really Ugly . . ."; 3. March 12 Through 14, 2011: "What the Hell Is Going On?"; 4. March 15 Through 18, 2011: "It's Going to Get Worse . . ."; 5. Interlude-Searching for Answers: "People ... Are Reaching the Limit of Anxiety and Anger"; 6. March 19 Through 20, 2011: "Give Me the Worst Case"; 7. Another March, Another Nation, Another Meltdown.
8. March 21 Through December 2011: "The Safety Measures ... Are Inadequate"9. Unreasonable Assurances; 10. "This Is a Closed Meeting. Right?"; 11. 2012: "The Government Owes the Public a Clear and Convincing Answer"; 12. A Rapidly Closing Window of Opportunity; Appendix: The Fukushima Postmortem: What Happened?; Glossary; Key Individuals; U.S. Boiling Water Reactors with "Mark I" and "Mark II" Containments; Notes and References; Index.
Summary A gripping, suspenseful page-turner" (Kirkus Reviews) with a fast-paced, detailed narrative that moves like a thriller" (International Business Times), Fukushima teams two leading experts from the Union of Concerned Scientists, David Lochbaum and Edwin Lyman, with award-winning journalist Susan Q. Stranahan to give us the first definitive account of the 2011 disaster that led to the worst nuclear catastrophe since Chernobyl. Four years have passed since the day the world watched in horror as an earthquake large enough to shift the Earth's axis by several inches sent a massive tsunami toward t.
Subject Fukushima Nuclear Disaster (Japan : 2011) (OCoLC)fst01797233
Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, Japan, 2011.
Nuclear power plants -- Accidents -- Japan -- Fukushima-ken.
HISTORY -- Asia -- Japan.
Nuclear power plants -- Accidents. (OCoLC)fst01040437
Japan. (OCoLC)fst01204082
Japan -- Fukushima-ken. (OCoLC)fst01208986
Chronological Term 2011
Added Author Lyman, Edwin, 1800-1841.
Stranahan, Susan Q.
Scientists, The Union of Concerned.
Other Form: Print version: Lochbaum, David. Fukushima : The Story of a Nuclear Disaster. New York : New Press, The, ©2015 9781620970843
ISBN 9781620971185 (electronic book)
1620971186 (electronic book)
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