MFF and nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste

EESC opinion: MFF and nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste

Key points:

  • The EESC endorses the Commission's proposal and highlights the suggestions for future support put forward in the opinion.
  • The EESC does not suggest amending the proposal, but instead calls for closer monitoring of activities in areas raised in the opinion, particularly a sustainable development oriented approach in the choice of energy sources; proper consideration of the specific situation in Lithuania in particular, as well as in other countries concerned with regard to socio-economic aspects; dissemination throughout the EU of knowledge acquired in the area of dismantling and on the issue of training workers; safe and sustainable management of nuclear waste generated; and strengthening of performance indicators by including performance in relation to protecting workers from radiation.