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In pictures: On the ground at the Fukushima power plant

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Tokyo Electric Power Co. tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant's (R to L) No.4, No.3 No.2 and No.1 reactor buildings are seen in Fukushima prefecture, in this aerial view photo taken by Yomiuri Shimbun February 26, 2012.

Yomiuri Shimbun/REUTERS/Yomiuri Shimbun/REUTERS

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Workers wearing protective suits and masks operate at the crippled Tokyo Electric Power Co. Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture February 28, 2012. Members of the foreign media were allowed into the plant on Tuesday ahead of the first anniversary of the March 11, 2011 tsunami and earthquake which triggered the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl.

Yoshikazu Tsuno/Pool /REUTERS/Yoshikazu Tsuno/Pool /REUTERS

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Water tanks are seen at Tokyo Electric Power Co. tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture February 28, 2012.

Kimimasa Mayama/Pool/REUTERS/Kimimasa Mayama/Pool/REUTERS

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Tsunami-crippled Tokyo Electric Power Co. Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant No.4 (R) and No.3 reactor buildings are seen in Fukushima prefecture February 28, 2012.

Kimimasa Mayama/Pool/REUTERS/Kimimasa Mayama/Pool/REUTERS

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Workers receive screening as they return to the J-Village off-site centre after leaving Tokyo Electric Power Co. tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture February 28, 2012.

Kimimasa Mayama/Pool/REUTERS/Kimimasa Mayama/Pool/REUTERS

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TEPCO workers sit on a seat as they accompany the media tour to damaged reactor buildings of TEPCO's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station in Okuma, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012.

Kimimasa Mayama/Pool/AP Photo/Kimimasa Mayama/Pool/AP Photo

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Damage of tsunami-crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station building is seen through a bus window during a press tour led by officials of Tokyo Electric Power Co., in Okuma, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012.

Kimimasa Mayama/Pool/AP Photo/Kimimasa Mayama/Pool/AP Photo

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A Tokyo Electric Power Co. worker (C) explains the situation at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to journalists in Fukushima prefecture February 28, 2012.

Kimimasa Mayama/Pool/REUTERS/Kimimasa Mayama/Pool/REUTERS

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Debris is seen scattered near the Unit 6 reactor building of stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant of Tokyo Electric Power Co., in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012.

Yoshikazu Tsuno/Pool/AP Photo/Yoshikazu Tsuno/Pool/AP Photo

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The crippled Tokyo Electric Power Co. Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant No. 4 reactor building is seen in Fukushima prefecture February 28, 2012.

Yoshikazu Tsuno/Pool/REUTERS/Yoshikazu Tsuno/Pool/REUTERS

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Trucks are overturned before the Unit 4 reactor building of stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant of Tokyo Electric Power Co., in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012.

Yoshikazu Tsuno/Pool/AP Photo/Yoshikazu Tsuno/Pool/AP Photo

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A video journalist checks the radiation level with her dosimeter near the crippled Tokyo Electric Power Co. Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant reactor buildings in Fukushima prefecture February 28, 2012.

Yoshikazu Tsuno/Pool/REUTERS/Yoshikazu Tsuno/Pool/REUTERS

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