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The government is still unable to set a clear direction for its nuclear energy policy, 11 years after the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear disaster, reflecting deep-rooted public distrust in nuclear power plants.

Nuclear power generation in the country was completely halted after the devastating triple meltdown accident at Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power station in Fukushima Prefecture, that followed a huge earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011.

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