France outlines plans to shutter Fessenheim nuclear plant on German border. France is advancing with plans to close its Fessenheim nuclear power plant on the border with Germany. The French environment minister said concerns about job losses can be addressed through opportunities in Germany. France’s environment minister on Friday said the controversial nuclear power plant at Fessenheim along the border with Germany would close at the “end of 2018, start of 2019” “The nuclear power plant will close, I stand by this decision,” Sebastien Lecornu said during a visit to the Alsace region where the plant is located.
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