Taiwan's Perhaps Irresponsible Policy and Laws on a Nuclear-free Homeland by 2025: The Missing Piece of Nuclear Assets and Legacy
Article from: OGEL 2 (2019), in Nuclear Law and Policy
The fate of Taiwan's nuclear power plants has long been a controversial issue, which is particularly noisy when the ruling party is changing. In 2000, the pro-green Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) won the presidential election and, then, following Germany's nuclear phase-out in 1998, it proposed a nuclear phase-out and nuclear-free homeland, which would terminate construction of a fourth nuclear power plant and phase out the operation of the three existing nuclear power plants at the 40th year. This policy proposal particularly mandated Taiwan Power Company (Tai-Power), ...