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Submission + - Fukushima Reches Cold Shutdown Milestone (

ExE122 writes: Japan's PM announces that the Fukushima nuclear power plant damaged in an earthquake and tsunami earlier this year has finally been stabilized. Although this is good news, according to experts, 'it will take years — perhaps decades — to fully clean up the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.' Health and safety is still a concern in an area where over 80,000 people were evacuated after food and soil was found to contain radioactive contamination.
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Fukushima Reches Cold Shutdown Milestone

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