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Posted: June 21, 2014 at 3:37 a.m.

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A worker walks near the Taishan 1 Areva SA EPR reactor at the China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group Co. atomic plant in Taishan, Guangdong Province, China, on Thursday, July 29, 2010. Guangdong Nuclear Power Group Co., the nation's second-biggest builder of atomic plants, hopes to build six reactors in Taishan, southern Guangdong province, Areva SA's China deputy president Eric Neisse. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

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