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Special Report: After Japan, where's the next nuclear weak link?


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A general view shows ongoing construction for a Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) in Kalpakkam near Chennai in this April 30, 2011 file photo. According to World Nuclear Association data from just before the Fukushima accident, there were 62 reactors under construction, mainly in Russia, India and China, with 158 more on order or planned and another 324 proposed. To put those numbers into context, in 2008 there were only 438 reactors in operation globally, unchanged from 1996. REUTERS/Babu/Files