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Hitachi to exit stalled UK nuclear plant project

Plan had stalled due to funding problems

A shopper rides an escalator past a logo of Hitachi at an electronics retail store in Tokyo.    © Reuters

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Hitachi is considering withdrawing its 3 trillion yen ($28 billion) plan to build a nuclear power plant in Britain, sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday, with additional support from the British government to continue the project looking unlikely.

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