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Cooling systems restored at Fukushima reactors: TEPCO

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Technicians have restored power to all cooling systems at the reactors of Japan's tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant, the operating company said Wednesday after a blackout sparked a new crisis. 

Workers wearing protective clothing at the Fukushima nuclear power plant on March 6, 2013. Technicians have restored power to all cooling systems at the reactors of the tsunami-hit plant, the operating company said, after a blackout sparked a new crisis.

Equipment in pools used to cool used fuel became fully operational from 0:12 am (1512 GMT), some 30 hours after the blackout, Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) said.

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