German Environment Minister Peter Altmaier, Rhineland-Palatinate state governor Kurt Beck, Chancellor Angela Merkel, Schleswig-Holstein state governor Peter Harry Carstensen and German Economic ... more 
German Environment Minister Peter Altmaier, Rhineland-Palatinate state governor Kurt Beck, Chancellor Angela Merkel, Schleswig-Holstein state governor Peter Harry Carstensen and German Economic Minister Philipp Roesler attend a news conference after a meeting of the federal government and the German states about the countries' energy future at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Markus Schreiber
Wed, May 23, 2012 9:38 AM EDT