30 May '11, 3pm

Germany to be 100% Nuclear Power-Free by 2022: Photo credit: Paul J Everett via Flickr/CC BY... th.bp #green #USRC

Photo credit: Paul J Everett via Flickr /CC BY The disaster at Fukushima looks to have sounded the death knell for nuclear power in Germany. Public opinion turned vehemently against the industry in the wake of that crisis, and Chancellor Angela Merkel responded by making promises to wean the nation off nuclear. Now, the government is making good on those promises. Deutchland will be 100% nuclear free in just over 10 years. The New York Times reports : "It's definite," Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen said after marathon talks held at the chancellery. "The latest end of the last three nuclear plants is 2022." The government said the country's oldest nuclear power plants would remain permanently closed. Seven plants were shut down in March after the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, and one plant had been taken off the grid earlier. The government intends to phase out...

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Germany to be 100% Nuclear Power-Free by 2022

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Germany To Be Nuclear Free By 2022

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