14 Years Longer Online Merkel's Government Extends Nuclear Plant Lifespans

The German government has agreed to extend the operating lives of the country's nuclear power plants by up to 14 years. Energy companies will make payments to promote the expansion of renewable energy in return.
Anti-nuclear protesters demonstrate in front of the Chancellery in Berlin against the government's decision to postpone the lifespan of the country's atomic power plants.

Anti-nuclear protesters demonstrate in front of the Chancellery in Berlin against the government's decision to postpone the lifespan of the country's atomic power plants.

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dgs - with wire reports