Agency report identifies 90 areas in Germany suitable as nuclear waste repository


  • World
  • Tuesday, 29 Sep 2020

BERLIN, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Germany had 90 areas with favorable geological conditions to facilitate the final storage of nuclear waste, the federal agency for radioactive waste disposal (BGE) announced on Monday.

According to the interim report of the BGE, around 54 percent of Germany's total territory, or about 194,000 square kms, were classified as potential sites for nuclear waste repository.

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