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Disaster in Japan: What now?

By: Sarah Hicks on March 14, 2011, 10:38 a.m.
Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant

Photo: Kyodo News Agency/ZUMA Press

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Nuclear catastrophe?

On Monday, a hydrogen explosion jolted the No. 3 reactor (second from left) at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, shown in this October 2008 file photo. The plant is about 240 kilometers (150 miles) north of Tokyo. Operator Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) says 11 people were injured.