German complaints about nuclear Belgium

World March 8, 2016 15:35

- The German states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate go to the European Commission and the United Nations complaining about the Belgian nuclear power plants Doel and Tihange.

According to experts consulted by the Länder there are serious legal errors made by the renewal of the licenses for the Doel 1 and 2 at Antwerp and Tihange 1, about 70 km from Aachen.

,, We have serious doubts not only about reliability, but also whether the extension by the Belgian Government has followed the European or international rules, '' showed Environment Minister Johannes Remmel (Greens) of North Rhine-Westphalia. Rhineland-Palatinate joins the complaint, he said.

about the safety of the Belgian nuclear power plants concerns in neighboring countries, including the Netherlands.

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