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Tepco mulls closure of another Fukushima nuclear power plant

Public pressure mounts for utility to scrap remaining reactors in prefecture

Tepco's Fukushima Dai-ni nuclear power plant may soon be decommissioned, joining its sister Dai-ichi plant, which is already being permanently shut down.

TOKYO -- The president of Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings said on Thursday that the utility is considering decommissioning the entire Fukushima Dai-ni nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan.

In a meeting with Gov. Masao Uchibori at the Fukushima prefectural office, Tepco President Tomoaki Kobayakawa said all four of the reactors of the nuclear power plant will likely be scrapped.

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