Nuclear Waste and The Internal Market
Article from: OGEL 1 (2011), in Nuclear Law and Policy
This paper seeks to answer the question whether transportation of nuclear waste within, into, and out of the European Union is subject to the principles of the internal market, more precisely those concerning the free movement of goods. Waste in general is regarded a good within the provisions on free movement of goods, making the applicability of Articles 34 - 36 TFEU (Articles 28 - 30 TEC) to nuclear waste a focal point in the matter. I will start by examining the subject matter of nuclear waste and the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom Treaty), after ...