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Japan may scrap nuke plant on fault line

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Geologists said Monday a Japanese nuclear plant may be sited over an active seismic fault, indicating that it will probably be scrapped. 

A police boat patrols near the Monju nuclear reactor in Tsuruga in Fukui prefecture in May 2010.

All five experts tasked by the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) with investigating the tectonic situation underneath Tsuruga plant in Fukui prefecture said it showed signs of geologically recent movement.

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