An amendment to the Czech atomic law could provide more democratic rights for the affected villages in siting procedures and in case of accidents at nuclear facilities. This amendment results from efforts of the Czech NGOs Hnuti Duha & Calla and many mayors from villages affected by the selection of sites for a deep geological repository for spent fuel coming from NPP Temelin and Dukovany. Last hurdles in the parliamentary process have to be negotiated in the next month.
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