News Digest Item
25 Apr 2018

German nuclear facilities emergency management plans insufficient – NGO

Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND)

Nuclear incidents or serious accidents could happen “at any moment” in Germany, and the country’s emergency management plans are insufficient, writes the environmental NGO Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND) based on a study written by Oda Becker from the Hanover University of Applied Sciences and Arts. The study points to insufficient security standards for flood defences, earthquakes or terrorist threats, writes BUND.

Find the press release in German here, and the study in German here.

For background, read the CLEW dossier The challenges of Germany’s nuclear phase-out.

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