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Japan restarts nuclear reactor using plutonium-mixed fuel

Japan restarts nuclear reactor using plutonium-mixed fuel

TOKYO — Japan on Friday restarted a nuclear reactor that uses plutonium-based fuel, the first of that type to resume operations under stricter safety rules introduced after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. Japan’s large stockpile of plutonium has raised international nuclear security concerns, and the government has come up with the idea of burning it in reactors as it desperately tries ...

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