Fear's Price Tag The High Price of Merkel's Nuclear About-Face

Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to temporarily shut down seven nuclear reactors could cost the industry more than a half-billion euros and result in Germany not meeting its CO2 emission reduction goals. The rest of the world is taking a wait-and-see approach.
The nuclear power plant at Biblis is to be temporarily shut down -- one of seven plants affected by the emergency moratorium announced by Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday.

The nuclear power plant at Biblis is to be temporarily shut down -- one of seven plants affected by the emergency moratorium announced by Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday.

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Photo Gallery: Japan's Ongoing Crisis
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Photo Gallery: Japan's Ongoing Crisis

cgh -- with wire reports