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Japan-Update

Japan's nuclear fuel cycle policy suffers another setback

Completion of key facility delayed yet again amid charges of sloppy management

JNFL is building this spent-nuclear-fuel reprocessing plant in the Aomori Prefecture village of Rokkasho.   © Kyodo

TOKYO/AOMORI -- Japan's central government is finding itself in a bind over its long-standing nuclear fuel cycle policy, due to repeated delays in the completion of a key facility, two and a half decades after construction work began.

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