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Fault Line Under Japan Nuke Plant May Be Active According to Scienctists

Fault Line Under Japan Nuke Plant May Be Active According to Scienctists

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A team of Japanese geologists says a seismic fault running underneath a nuclear plant in western Japan is likely to be active, which could force the scrapping of one of its two reactors.

The five-member panel commissioned by the Nuclear Regulation Authority announced Monday that the structure underneath the Tsuruga plant showed signs of seismic movement around 100,000 years ago, recent enough to still be active.

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