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Papier: Nuclear Power Extension Likely to Require Federal Council’s Consent

Deutsche Umwelthilfe on Wednesday published an opinion from Prof. Dr. Papier on whether the extension of the operating times of the German nuclear power plants requires the consent of  the Federal Council (Bundesrat).  Prof. Papier is the former president of the Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassunggericht – BVerfG). The opinion suggests that the anticipated changes will require the Federal Council’s consent.

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