Fessenheim: anger of antinuclears, satisfaction locally. Greenpeace was the first to denounce EDF’s decision. Local officials are satisfied with the postponement. For Germany, it is “a great disappointment”.
Le Monde 7th April 2017 read more »
Greenpeace was the first to denounce EDF’s decision to conditionally shut down the Fessenheim power plant (Haut-Rhin), contrary to François Hollande’s commitment to do so during his five-year term. “How much longer will the public company, riddled with debts, decide alone on France’s energy policy, set conditions and risk the security and finances of the French without any government being able to do anything or say ? “Yannick Rousselet, a nuclear campaigner with the non-governmental organization, said in a statement on Thursday.
Liberation 6th April 2017 read more »
EDF’s board of directors voted against the imminent closure of the Fessenheim nuclear power plant in eastern France, as demanded by the current government. The company said it intends to comply with previously announced legal requirements regarding the plant’s continued operation.
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