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Power outage reported at Fukushima nuclear plant

A power outage has left four fuel storage pools at Japan's tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant without fresh cooling water for more than 15 hours. The plant's operator it was trying to repair a broken switchboard that might have caused the problem.

Tokyo Electric Power Company said that pool temperatures were well within safe levels at the plant, and that pools would remain safe for at least four days without fresh cooling water.