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France: Police battle protesters over nuclear waste storage plans

Police used tear gas during clashes with anti-nuclear protesters at a waste site in northeastern France on Saturday. by David Chater    4 Mar 18 Police in France have used tear gas on environmentalists protesting against plans to store nuclear waste near a town in the northeast.

The two groups clashed in a field near the proposed site.

Protesters are upset by plans to place nuclear waste 500 metres below the ground.

Al Jazeera’s David Chater reports from Lorraine.


March 5, 2018 - Posted by | France, opposition to nuclear

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