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Valley snares warehouse to house emergency equipment

December 27, 2012

The East Valley is getting a $15 million to $20 million warehouse of emergency equipment to help U.S. nuclear reactors should they experience a catastrophic event like the one at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant in Japan last year. The warehouse is one of two that the U.S. nuclear industry plans to open by August 2014 in an effort to bolster emergency preparedness. It is one of many changes taking place globally to make the industry safer after the Japanese meltdown.

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