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In this Dec. 2, 2011 photo, wind turbines belong to local wind farms stand along the 50-kilometer (31-mile)-long Sadamisaki Peninsula in Ehime Prefecture, western Japan. Another long, stupefyingly hot summer is looming for Japan just as it shuts down its last operating nuclear power reactor, worsening a squeeze on electricity and adding urgency to calls for a green energy revolution. On Saturday, May 5, 2012, the last of the country's 50 usable nuclear reactors will be switched off, completely idling a power source that once supplied a third of Japan's electricity. (AP Photo/Hiroshi Otabe)

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