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Nuke Closures Could Cost Japan 5.6 Percent of GDP

In the wake of the nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, Japan has taken as many as 39 of the nation’s 54 nuclear reactors offline.Unless the nuclear power-plants are returned to service soon, the closures could carry a steep price for the economy of Japan, according to a new report by Japan’s Institute of Energy Economics.

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