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Fukushima Nuclear Site Finally Stabilized

December 16,2011

Japan PM Says Fukushima Nuclear Site Finally Stabilized
A December 16, 2011 report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has welcomed the announcement by Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda of the “cold shutdown condition” of the Fukushima nuclear site. According to Prime Minister Noda, the site is in a “stable state”, and the release of radioactive materials is “under control”.

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