Zuid-Holland ordered to look again at power plant protests

Zuid-Holland province has been ordered to again look at the effect on local wildlife of building two new coal-fired power stations on the coast near Rotterdam.

The Council of State appeal court has ordered the province to do its homework again because it had failed to make it clear why it rejected objections by environmental groups.
The ruling does not affect planning permission for the power stations because the permits themselves are in order, Nos television says. One plant is being build by Electrabel, another owned by Eon is being expanded.

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