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Japan's Tepco weighs retiring some reactors at massive plant

Dismantling one or more units geared to easing local opposition to resuming operations

When fully operational, Tepco's Kashiwazaki-Kariwa facility is the largest nuclear power plant in the world.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings is considering decommissioning one or more of the seven reactors at a key nuclear power plant in northern Japan, Nikkei has learned, as it attempts to ease community pushback against restarting it.

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