Swiss cabinet agrees to phase out nuclear power by 2034

By REUTERS
May 25, 2011 18:31

 
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ZURICH - The Swiss government decided on Wednesday to phase out nuclear power by 2034 after the Japan disaster shook public confidence in the industry, but said it will not shut any existing power plants prematurely.

The Swiss government suspended the approvals process for three new nuclear power stations in March pending a review into safety after the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant.

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