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On Tuesday, Germany announced the temporary shutdown of seven of its oldest nuclear reactors pending a safety review.
The U.S. Department of Energy says it has received 19 Part I applications from 17 electric power companies for nuclear plant construction loan guarantees. The federal loan guarantees would support the construction of 14 nuclear power plants in the United States.
Excerpt from report by independent German news agency ddp on 29 August Hamm: Chancellor Angela Merkel (Christian Democratic Union) has again reiterated the need for Germany to build coal-fired power plants.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown says his government will place no limit on the number of nuclear power plants that can be built by private companies.
By Judy Dempsey With Germany committed to reducing global warming gases while struggling to deal with soaring fuel costs, one of the giant energy companies in the country said Thursday that Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition could only deal with both issues by extending the working life of the country's nuclear plants.
Text of report by independent German news agency ddp [Report by Helmut Stoltenberg: "A Row About Nuclear Power - Gabriel and Hoehn Want To Shut Down Olf Nuclear Power Plants - Union and FDP for Longer Running Times of Nuclear Power Plants"] Berlin - The positions have become entrenched in the dispute between the parties about the use of nuclear energy.
GENSHAGEN, Germany (Reuters) - German government leaders remained at odds over whether to reverse a 2000 law phasing out nuclear power on Tuesday, the second day of a cabinet retreat that is focusing on several divisive issues.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's potential ruling coalition parties are deadlocked over whether to extend the life of German nuclear power stations beyond an existing deadline in 2020, a conservative environmental expert said on Thursday.
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