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In its fiscal 2014 budget plan revealed Tuesday, the government will provide additional support to Tokyo Electric Power Co. in line with recently adopted guidelines to accelerate Tepco’s sluggish recovery from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant catastrophe that started in 2011.

Projects to support Tepco include the construction of interim storage facilities for waste generated by radiation cleanup activities outside the damaged complex, for which the government plans to earmark ¥101.2 billion for fiscal 2014.

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