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Japan faces a 16-tonne plutonium question

With its reactors shut, Tokyo's option is to pay someone to use reprocessed fuel lying in France


STILL dealing with the huge clean-up after the Fukushima crisis and debating its future use of atomic energy, Japan now faces another nuclear conundrum - what to do with 16 tonnes of its plutonium sitting in France after being reprocessed there.

The question will be among the...

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