Skip to comments.France's Hollande outlines 'green' energy policy
Posted on 09/14/2012 5:24:30 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
AFP - President Francois Hollande Friday pledged to close France's oldest operational nuclear plant in 2016 and rejected seven proposals for shale gas exploration on health and environment concerns.
"The Fessenheim plant which is the oldest in our country, will be closed at the end of 2016 in conditions that will guarantee the supply needs of the region... and safeguard all jobs," he said at the start of a two-day energy conference.
France, the world's most nuclear-dependent country, operates 58 reactors and has been a leading international proponent of atomic energy.
But in a deal with the Greens before this year's parliamentary and presidential elections, Hollande's Socialist party promised to cut reliance on nuclear energy from more than 75 percent to 50 percent by shutting 24 reactors by 2025.
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Student of Obama is he ?
another insane socialists elected by the freeloaders
the greens don’t like coal ,either
Socialism = national suicide
France’s government run nuclear power is the cleanest, safest, most environmentally friendly electricity program in the world. The new President’s proposed plan to reduce it is irrational.
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