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Nuclear Regulators Delay Study of Fukushima Lessons Until 2012

Nuclear powers ended a closed-door meeting by delaying for 16 months consideration of the failures that triggered the meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima Dai-Ichi plant.

The 72-nation Convention on Nuclear Safety pledged to hold an extraordinary meeting in August 2012 to review the breakdown of safety systems at Fukushima, according to a seven-paragraph statement released today in Vienna.