Plutonium Problem Lingers As Mixed-oxide Fuel Comes To Japan

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A container of mixed oxide fuel is unloaded from a freighter at... News PhotoBestof,Container,Container Ship,Emergencies and Disasters,Fuel and Power Generation,Fukui Prefecture,Horizontal,Japan,Kansai Electric Power Company,Science,Science and Technology,Takahama - Fukui,Technology,Topics,TopixPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2013 The Asahi ShimbunTAKAHAMA, JAPAN - JUNE 27: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) A container of mixed oxide (MOX) fuel is unloaded from a freighter at Kansai Electric Power Co Takahama Nuclear Power Plant on June 27, 2013 in Takahama, Fukui, Japan. Protesters oppose outside the plant as this is the first shipment of MOX fuel since the meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant arrived in Japan, which plutonium stockpile is already equivalent to 5,000 Nagasaki-type atomic bombs. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)