Hopes high of getting electricity to Japan nuclear plant

TOKYO - Operators of a quake-crippled nuclear plant in Japan hope to run an electricity cable to the site on Thursday that could help pump water needed to cool reactors and spent fuel rods that have been overheating.
Tokyo Electric Power Co. officials also said that radioactivity levels at the Daiichi nuclear facility, around 240 kms (150 miles) north of Tokyo, were declining.
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