Considering the emergency evacuation of Fukushima, special attention shall be paid on the reasonableness of the emergency evacuation area and the population distribution in the site vicinity. Based on the radioactive release source of AP1000 in the event of a severe accident, this paper proposes the classification of emergency area of AP1000 and analyzes its reasonableness under China’s laws and regulations. Besides, this paper primarily demonstrates the feasibility of AP1000 nuclear power plant (NPP) emergency evacuation with due consideration of China population distribution.

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