MOX Protests In Germany


Last week a shipment of MOX assemblies from the now closed down Sellafield nuclear fuel plant arrived in Nordenham Germany on the ship Atlantic Osprey. Owners of the remaining nuclear plants in Germany have been running MOX fuel in certain reactors against considerable public protest. These protests similar to the Castor protests we have reported on before play a role in the country’s energy future. For things to change, the public must be involved. The MOX fuel eventually made it to the Grohnde nuclear plant but not without a long, delayed and expensive trip.


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