Belgium shuts down another nuclear reactor

After 40 years of activity, a second nuclear reactor will be terminated in Belgium on Tuesday night.
Nuclear power station in the Belgian city of Tihange. | Photo: Johanna Geron/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix
Nuclear power station in the Belgian city of Tihange. | Photo: Johanna Geron/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix
by louise wendt jensen, translated by kristoffer grønbæk

Although consumer organizations and politicians across political divides have advocated against it, the Belgian Tihange 2 nuclear reactor will be disconnected around Tuesday midnight local time, reports Euractiv.

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