Over 80,000 Belarusians oppose radioactive waste storage construction

2007 2007-01-25T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

According to the Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Liavontsi Kharuzhyk, over 80,000 citizens of Belarus said no to the construction of a radioactive waste storage in Lithuania near the Belarusian border. As a result of this and many negotiations Lithuanian authorities decided to build the storage several kms from the border (instead of 800 metres).

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