the financing of The management of radiant legacies of the nuclear power plants is largely regulated. The Bundestag voted by a large majority in favour of the state assumes financial and organisational responsibility for the nuclear waste disposal.
the financing of The management of radiant legacies of the nuclear power plants is largely regulated. The Bundestag voted on Thursday by a large majority in favour of the state assumes financial and organisational responsibility for the nuclear waste disposal. In return, the energy companies will Deposit approximately 23.4 billion euros in a Fund.
581 MPs voted for the law on financing of nuclear costs, 58 against, and seven abstained. The template was jointly organized by the coalition factions and the Green introduced. The Federal Council must deal with the law.
Thus, the nuclear power companies will remain responsible for the decommissioning and demolition of nuclear power plants operated. For the disposal of nuclear waste, this also applies in principle, however, you can make this task against the multi-billion payment in a public-legal Fund to the state.
“I’m glad that it managed to achieve in a Match,” said Federal Economics Minister Sigmar Gabriel (SPD) in the debate. He stressed that the new rules free the companies from their responsibility, but this is only a transparent fix. Gabriel called for more to find a new agreement on the disposal of nuclear waste.
“I hope that this country has the courage to dispose of the nuclear waste in this country is responsible and to do not export the uncontrolled Standards in other parts of the world,” said the Minister. He stressed that with the shutdown of the last German nuclear power plant in at least six years “is the most controversial Chapter of the German energy supply to the end”.
The new law will go forth in the core on the in may, presented the recommendations of the Commission on the Review of the financing of the nuclear energy phase-out. New, among other things, a say of the Bundestag has been included in the management of the Fund in collected funds. In addition, the Federal government is authorized to a contract with the Nuclear power plant operators to ensure that these pull out your remaining actions back. Also Gabriel called on the company again.
there are Essentially two procedures. Overall, the company had filed 31 lawsuits in connection with the nuclear phase-out. Of these, 20 were withdrawn or cancelled and announced further pending the judgment of the Federal verfasssung court last week. The court recognized in principle a right to compensation in certain cases, limited the claims but at the same time.