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In this photo taken April 25, 2010, construction of the Changjiang Nuclear Power Plant Phase II gets underway at Tangxing village in Changjiang county in southern China's Hainan province. China said Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 that it is ready to approve new nuclear power plants as part of ambitious plans to reduce reliance on oil and coal, ending a moratorium imposed after Japan's Fukushima disaster last year.

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China ends nuke plant ban set after Japan disaster

China has decided to approve new nuclear power plants as part of plans to reduce reliance on oil and coal, ending the moratorium it imposed to review safety in the wake of Japan's Fukushima disaster last year.

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