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TEPCO Asks for Government Help to Avoid Bankruptcy Over Fukushima Clean-Up

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TOKYO, Japan

The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), operator of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, has asked the Japanese government to help it avoid bankruptcy due to the escalating costs of the clean-up at the crippled facility.