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Japan nuclear research set to revive on U.S. fast-reactor project

Tokyo seeks to ensure access to tech for recycling spent fuel

The JAEA will share lessons it learned from developing the Monju fast breeder reactor in central Japan's Fukui Prefecture. (Photo courtesy of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency)

TOKYO -- Reviving its research efforts in fast reactors, Japan will take part in a U.S.-led project to develop the facilities, seeking access to technology crucial to recycling spent nuclear fuel.

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