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The No. 3 reactor building stands at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s (Tepco) Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant stands in Okuma Town, Fukushima Prefecture on May 26, 2012. Prior to tsunami-sparked meltdowns at Fukushima, resource-poor but energy-hungry Japan relied on nuclear for about a third of its electricity needs, a figure policymakers intended to boost to 50 percent. But since the accident, increasing public distrust has meant reactors shuttered for routine safety checks have not been allowed to restart, such that the country's entire stable is now offline. AFP PHOTO / Tomohiro Ohsumi / POOL (Photo credit should read TOMOHIRO OHSUMI/AFP/Getty Images)
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The No. 3 reactor building stands at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s (Tepco) Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant stands in Okuma Town, Fukushima Prefecture on May 26, 2012. Prior to tsunami-sparked meltdowns at Fukushima, resource-poor but energy-hungry Japan relied on nuclear for about a third of its electricity needs, a figure policymakers intended to boost to 50 percent. But since the accident, increasing public distrust has meant reactors shuttered for routine safety checks have not been allowed to restart, such that the country's entire stable is now offline. AFP PHOTO / Tomohiro Ohsumi / POOL (Photo credit should read TOMOHIRO OHSUMI/AFP/Getty Images)
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May 26, 2012
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The No 3 reactor building stands at Tokyo Electric Power Co's... News Photo 145304069Asia,Asian,Built Structure,East Asia,Emergencies and Disasters,Fuel and Power Generation,Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant,Fukushima Prefecture,Horizontal,Japan,Japanese,Nuclear Power Station,Nuclear Reactor,Okuma Town,Politics,Stand,Tokyo Electric Power CompanyPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe No. 3 reactor building stands at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s (Tepco) Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant stands in Okuma Town, Fukushima Prefecture on May 26, 2012. Prior to tsunami-sparked meltdowns at Fukushima, resource-poor but energy-hungry Japan relied on nuclear for about a third of its electricity needs, a figure policymakers intended to boost to 50 percent. But since the accident, increasing public distrust has meant reactors shuttered for routine safety checks have not been allowed to restart, such that the country's entire stable is now offline. AFP PHOTO / Tomohiro Ohsumi / POOL (Photo credit should read TOMOHIRO OHSUMI/AFP/Getty Images)