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Friday
Aug202010

Nuclear Power companies blackmail German government

The CEOs of four energy giants have injected more controversy into an already heated debate on extending the life span of Germany's 17 nuclear power plants by threatening to shut down facilities, if Berlin goes ahead with plans for a nuclear fuel tax. On Monday, they also demanded that the life spans of the reactors be extended by a minimum of 15 years to make their operation worthwhile. DW-WORLD.DE.