Bad Banks for Nuclear Plants Utilities Look to German Taxpayers

Fearing astronomical cost overruns, German utility companies want to shift responsibility for dismantling nuclear power plants to the government. Despite the billions of euros in risks it entails, the proposal could still prove attractive for Berlin.
Workers dismantle elements of the decommissioned Lubmin nuclear power plant in the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in this 2013 archive photo.

Workers dismantle elements of the decommissioned Lubmin nuclear power plant in the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in this 2013 archive photo.

Bernd W¸stneck/ picture alliance / dpa
Graphic: Germany's Nuclear Legacy

Graphic: Germany's Nuclear Legacy

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