Bulgaria's Cabinet Brought to Court by Greenpeace

Politics | November 15, 2004, Monday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 0
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The Bulgarian High Administrative Court is to view Monday the claim, filed by the International Organisation Greenpeace against Government's decision for the building of Belene, Bulgaria's second nuclear power plant.

The claim is filed by Jan Haverkamp, Greenpeace Regional Coordinator for Central and Eastern Europe, the Chairman of the Montana Section of the National Movement Ekoglasnost, Petar Penchev announced.

In May 2004 Penchev initiated legal proceedings against the 29 April 2004 Cabinet's decision to launch the project of building the Belene plant. He was supported by Greenpeace Organisation.

He demands the discussion of three issues - the impact on the environment, changes in the economy and management of the radioactive waste.
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