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Italy / Country ‘Has Not Turned Its Back On Nuclear’ As Search Continues For National Radwaste Site

By Mattia Baldoni, David Dalton
8 June 2020

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Country ‘Has Not Turned Its Back On Nuclear’ As Search Continues For National Radwaste Site
The reactor building at the Latina nuclear plant, where decommissioning is about to begin. Photo courtesy Sogin.
Italy, which shut down its last commercial power plant in 1990, has said its programme to decommission former nuclear facilities will cost about €7bn with €3.8bn spent to return all facilities to “greenfield” status, but no decision has yet been taken on a site for a national radwaste storage facility.

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