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Leak at Japan Nuclear Plant Went Undetected

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Leak at Japan Nuclear Plant Went Undetected

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Leak at Japan Nuclear Plant Went Undetected

Leak at Japan Nuclear Plant Went Undetected

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In Japan, radioactive material leaked from a nuclear plant, undetected for days — even as the utility company assured the public that there was no danger after Monday's powerful earthquake. The world's largest nuclear power plant was forced to shut down indefinitely.