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Japan Announces 40-year Nuclear Plant Cleanup Plan for Fukushima

Japan has released a new long-term cleanup plan for its tsunami-hit nuclear plant that would take as many as 40 years to fully decommission while keeping the still vulnerable facility safely under control.

Trade Minister Yukio Edano said Wednesday that the government plans to move through the process firmly and safely while paying attention to the views of residents displaced by the crisis at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant.

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