GEESTHACHT, GERMANY - JUNE 02: An elderly couple sit on a bench overlooking the troubled Kruemmel nuclear power plant along the Elbe River on June 2, 2011 in Geesthacht, Germany. The German ... more 
GEESTHACHT, GERMANY - JUNE 02: An elderly couple sit on a bench overlooking the troubled Kruemmel nuclear power plant along the Elbe River on June 2, 2011 in Geesthacht, Germany. The German government recently announced it will phase out the country's 17 remaining nuclear reactors by 2022 in a policy initiative that represents a radical reversal from its previous policy and was sparked by the disaster at Fukushima. Kruemmel went into operation in 1983 but was taken offline following a fire in 2007. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) less 
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