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Decontamination work stemming from the 2011 crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant will take up to three years longer than originally planned, government officials say.

The Environment Ministry will shortly release a new schedule for radiation cleanup work at the plant, which was scheduled to be completed by March 31 under the initial plan, the officials said Sunday.

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