“Government delays terrorism protection for nuclear repository”
Germany’s state-owned nuclear repository operator EWN delays overhauling the security standards of its nuclear repository in northern Germany which are required to protect it from terrorist attacks, Silke Kersting writes on Handelsblatt Online. The Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) called on repository operators to improve security standards in 2011. But while private operators largely obeyed, state-owned EWN has moved “to the bottom of the table”, Kersting says.
Read the article in German here.
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