News Digest Item
14 Feb 2017

“The nuclear conflict”

Der Tagesspiegel

Randomly selected citizens have been invited to participate in talks over finding a final repository for Germany’s nuclear waste, Dagmar Dehmer reports for Der Tagesspiegel. Anti-nuclear activists from the country’s controversial nuclear waste disposal facility in Gorleben criticised the random selection, saying it was aimed at excluding outspoken opponents from the decision process, Dehmer writes. In its final report, a government-appointed commission set up to help find a safe final repository last year recommended broad citizen participation to ensure acceptance of the repository, which could be located anywhere in the country.

Read the article in German here.

For further information, see the CLEW factsheet What to do with the nuclear waste – the storage question.

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