Still a way to go for nuclear transparency in Europe, says the EESC

7 Dec 2012
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European countries have yet to make public all essential information about nuclear safety and to involve the public in decision-making about nuclear energy, said the European Economic and Social Committee.

The conclusion came at the end of a two-day conference convened to assess the implementation of the Aarhus Convention in the field of nuclear safety.

The Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters, usually known as the Aarhus Convention, grants public rights regarding access to information, public participation and access to justice in issues concerning the environment.