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Japan Begins Removing Fuel Rods From Fukushima Plant

Technicians at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant have begun the difficult and dangerous task of removing fuel rods from a reactor building. A spokesman for the operator, Tokyo Electric Power Company said Monday that the process to remove all the uranium and plutonium rods from a storage pool in reactor number four will take at least a year. After this operation, workers will begin removing the cores from three other reactors that went into meltdown after being hit by a...

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