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Actions in Response to the Japan Nuclear Accident: Timeline

This page presents an animated graphical timeline, highlighting the Japan nuclear accident at Fukushima Dai-ichi and specific dates and activities associated with how the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) responded to that event. You can browse the animated timeline on this page, view Congressional Briefings and Public Meetings and Briefings or select a specific date for additional detail and related documents. For accessibility purposes, please see Key Dates and Activities, below.

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Key Dates and Activities

2013 2012 2011
January 4, 2013
Implementation Details
February 17, 2012
March 12, 2012
March 20, 2012
April 18, 2012
May 31, 2012
July 13, 2012
August 30, 2012
November 16, 2012
November 26, 2012
November 30, 2012
March 11, 2011
NRC Operations Center
March 18, 2011
March 23, 2011
March 31, 2011
April 1, 2011
April 29, 2011
May 11, 2011
May 20, 2011
June 6, 2011
July 12, 2011
September 9, 2011
September 30, 2011
October 3, 2011
October 18, 2011
December 15, 2011

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Wednesday, June 26, 2013