Poor Information Generates N-Plant Protests

Politics | September 10, 2004, Friday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 0
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Protests from Romanian non-governmental organizations against the construction of Belene nuclear plant "just 13 km away from the border" are a product of poor or scarce information, according to the chief of the construction project.

The units to be installed and operated there have nothing in common with the notorious type in Chernobyl, Krassimir Nikolov told local Darik Radio asked to comment on the recent Romanian voices against the Belene project.

Experts pointed out that the project had been developed and implemented for years, after being technically agreed with Romanian authorities as well.

Romanian government has decided to form an expert group to analyze Bulgaria's nuclear power plant project, Mediafax news agency informed on Friday quoting the government's spokesperson Despina Njagoe.

The group shall include the ministers of foreign affairs, of economy and trade, of European affairs and nuclear power experts presided over by the country's Minister of Environment Speranta Yankulescu.

The project of building the Belene power plant on the Danube river was unfrozen end of last year and is planned to be finished till 2012-2014.
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