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Latest Cleanup Halted At Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant

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CNN | Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Saturday that it has temporarily halted the operation of a new cleanup system aimed at cleaning radioactive water in the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant because of higher than expected radiation levels.

The company had just implemented the new cleanup system Friday night, and the system was seen as a key part of TEPCO's plan to handle the nuclear crisis.

The new system is supposed to absorb cesium from the highly-contaminated water.

This apparent setback comes a little more than three months into the crisis at Fukushima Daiichi, the worst nuclear accident since the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.

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