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Germany to shut controversial Gorleben nuclear waste facility via DW

After serving for decades as a storage location for German radioactive nuclear waste, the government said it would close the Gorleben mine. Locals and environmental groups have protested against the facility for years. The Gorleben mine in the German state of … Continue reading

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Merkel confirms Germany won’t export nuclear waste via DW

[…] The state premier accused leaders of the center-left Social Democrat Party (SPD) and the Greens for continually finding reasons not to engage with the CDU in finding a solution for domestic disposal. For decades, Germany was eyeing the Lower … Continue reading

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Fewer girls born near German nuke waste site via The Local

Since radioactive waste started being transported to a nuclear waste facility in Lower Saxony, fewer girls have been born in the region – a phenomenon eerily similar to what happened after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, scientists said. Nuke waste convoy … Continue reading

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