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27 Apr 2017

EU court rules Hamburg Moorburg coal plant permit unlawful


Germany’s approval of Vattenfalls Moorburg coal-fired power plant was in breach of EU environmental rules because its cooling system endangers protected fish species, according to a ruling by the European Court of Justice, reports Montel.

Find the Montel report in English here.

Find background on the plant in the CLEW article  Moorburg power plant – Last of a dying breed, or the future of coal in Germany?

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