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Seven years on, no end in sight for Fukushima's long recovery

Japan faces myriad challenges to decommissioning and decontamination

Removing nuclear fuel from the Fukushima Daiichi power plant will take 30 to 40 years, Tepco says.

TOKYO -- After helping shape nuclear policy in post-Fukushima Japan, Shunichi Tanaka, a former chief of the country's nuclear watchdog, took on another tough assignment -- moving to a village still struggling from the 2011 nuclear disaster to help with its recovery effort.

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