Czech municipalities fight against nuclear waste repository. Czech municipalities chosen to provide space for a deep geological repository for used nuclear fuel are ready to fight against the government’s decision “with all possible means”. On 21 December, the Czech government decided that radioactive waste repository will be created in one of the four selected sites. However, although the government intends to launch exploratory works in order to find the most suitable location, there is no possibility for affected areas to have their say in this matter. Four municipalities hoped that their negotiating position would be strengthened by a new law but it has never been proposed by the government despite its previous promises.
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