04 May '11, 2pm

EU nuclear plant stress tests to start in June: Hungary: Stress tests on nuclear power stations in the European

EU nuclear plant stress tests to start in June: Hungary: Stress tests on nuclear power stations in the European

Stress tests on nuclear power stations in the European Union (EU) will start in June, EU president Hungary announced on Wednesday, following an informal meeting of European energy ministers this week. -- PHOTO: REUTERS BUDAPEST (Hungary) - STRESS tests on nuclear power stations in the European Union (EU) will start in June, EU president Hungary announced on Wednesday, following an informal meeting of European energy ministers this week. 'The stress tests on European nuclear plants will be launched in June,' the government announced on its website, citing European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger, who took part in the meeting outside Budapest that ended on Tuesday. The tests, the results of which are expected in December, have to be 'objective and severe', Mr Oettinger said. The exact criteria of the tests - which will probably consist of six points - will be defined ...

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