Baden-Württemberg Elections Greens Inherit Billion-Euro Bomb

After the euphoria of their stunning election victory comes the reality of government: The Greens and the SPD face billion-euro problems in Baden-Württemberg. Withdrawing from the controversial Stuttgart 21 project would be vastly expensive, and the newly-nationalized energy giant EnBW could also turn out to be a bottomless money pit.
Opposition to Stuttgart's train station redesign, called Stuttgart 21, has been vocal.

Opposition to Stuttgart's train station redesign, called Stuttgart 21, has been vocal.

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