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Revocation of Permit for Nuclear Interim Storage Site Brunsbüttel Binding – State will Tolerate Operation until 2018

The Federal Administrative Court (BVerwG) has rejected an appeal by the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) against an earlier judgement that revoked the permit for the nuclear interim storage site in Brunsbüttel, Schleswig-Holstein. The revocation is therefore legally binding. However, due to a decision issued by Energy Minister Dr. Robert Habeck of Schleswig-Holstein, the operation of the interim storage site will be tolerated until the beginning auf 2018.

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Court Revokes Permit for Nuclear Interim Storage Site Brunsbüttel – Impact on Nuclear Location Search Act Bill Unclear

The Higher Administrative Court of Schleswig (OVG Schleswig) has revoked the permit for the nuclear interim storage site in Brunsbüttel, Schleswig-Holstein. It argued the permitting authority had not properly established and evaluated the facts. While the ruling can still be appealed, the news sparked a media discussion on whether and how it might affect the search for a national consensus on a Nuclear Location Search Act for a permanent nuclear waste disposal site.

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Several Local Utilities Want to Leave SüdWestStrom’s Brunsbüttel Power Plant Project

With the public utilities of the towns of Schleswig, Wedel and Quickborn, more local utilities announced that they no longer want to participate in the 1,800 MW coal-fired power plant project in Brunsbüttel near Hamburg. All companies cited the government’s nuclear power extension as a reason.

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