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[cdn-nucl-l] " EC tells Austria Temelin is safe "
Radio Prague (Cesky Rozhlas 7 - Radio Praha)
News MAY 25th, 2006
EC tells Austria Temelin is safe
The European Commission has officially informed Austria that safety
standards at the Temelin nuclear power plant in southern Bohemia are
adequate. The EU Commissioner for Energy Andris Piebalgs said in a
letter to a member of the Austrian Parliament that Temelin's safety
standard had been checked by a team of twenty inspectors from the
International Atomic Energy Agency before the plant was put into
operation and that no shortcomings were found. Austrian politicians and
environmentalists who have been trying to get the plant closed on
safety grounds are said to have been surprised and disappointed by the EC's
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