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Japan Starts Riskiest Work at Fukushima Nuclear Plant Since Tsunami

Technicians at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant have begun their most dangerous task in decommissioning the complex damaged by the 2011 tsunami. The process that started Monday is aimed at delicately removing about 1,500 sets of radioactive fuel rods from a storage pool inside a damaged nuclear reactor building. The uranium and plutonium rods from reactor number four will be transferred to another storage pool in a safer structure. Tokyo Electric Power Company said it expects the...

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