Sweden breaks the rules

30 March 2001

The failure of the Swedish government to carry out an environmental impact study before ordering the shutdown of Barsebäck 1 violated EU rules. The EU environment commisioner, Margot Wallstrom, has writtten to the Swedish government following a complaint lodged by Sydkraft, the plant operator. Sydkraft had argued that an environmental study should be carried out prior to decommissioning.
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