Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers a reporter's question at the emergency operation center during his inspection tour to Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)'s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi ... more 
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers a reporter's question at the emergency operation center during his inspection tour to Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)'s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture September 19, 2013. During his three-hour tour, Abe was shown some of the 1,000 tanks containing radioactive water, the water treatment equipment and a chemical dam being installed along the coast - steps meant to contain the water leakage. Abe ordered the scrapping of two Fukushima nuclear reactors that survived the 2011 tsunami, a write-off that threatens to complicate a turnaround plan the operator has presented to creditors. REUTERS/Pool (JAPAN - Tags: DISASTER POLITICS ENVIRONMENT HEADSHOT) JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN less 
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