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The shipment of uranium-plutonium mixed-oxide, or MOX had arrived in the midst of protests by antinuclear activists at Kansai Electric Power Co.’s Takahama nuclear power plant in central Japan on June 27th. This is the first time since 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.

The shipment of MOX fuel for the No. 3 reactor had been suspended due to Fukushima No.1 plant accident. Kansai Electric Power Co.hopes to use the fuel from around the fall of 2014.

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MOX fuel processed in France arrives at Takahama nuclear plant (Kyodo News)

Protesters greet ship carrying mixed-oxide fuel from France (Asahi Newspaper)

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