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27th Aug 2016

Ticker

EU keeps funding for closure of nuclear plants

The closure of three nuclear power plants continue to be funded by the EU, according to a draft budget for the coming seven years tabled on Friday at the EU summit. Ignalina in Lithuania will receive €400 million, Bohunice in Slovakia €200 million and Kozloduy in Bulgaria €260 million.

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