30 May '11, 10am

Germany to Close all Nuclear Plants by 2022 #green

Germany to Close all Nuclear Plants by 2022 #green

Germany will shut all its nuclear reactors by 2022. In a surprise announcement Angela Merkel has committed to much more far reaching changes in the nuclear industry in Germany than most were expecting. The last nuclear power plant is now scheduled for closure in 2022. This is the most far-reaching political decision in a country far from Japan since the Japanese Fukushima nuclear disaster After the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in March, Chancellor Angela Merkel changed her mind on a previous decision just months earlier to extend the life of ageing nuclear stations in Germany, where most voters oppose atomic energy. Seven nuclear power stations have been off-grid since Angela Merkel announced in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster a "three-month moratorium" on her controversial decision last year to extend the lives of the plants. Merkel had ordered safety checks on...

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