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Japan grapples with cost of scrapping Fukushima plant

Tepco's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, site of the 2011 meltdowns.

TOKYO -- Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings promises to shoulder as much of the burden as possible in dealing with the aftermath of the nuclear meltdown in Fukushima, but additional outside assistance is deemed inevitable to cover the gargantuan cost of dismantling the facility.

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