- SWITZERLAND VOTES TO ABANDON NUCLEAR POWER (AGI News On, Sep. 28, 2011):
(AGI) Geneva – The Council of Swiss States has voted by 22 cantons out of 30 to abandon nuclear power. The vote confirmed a previous vote by the National Council, which decided not to authorize the construction of new power stations. The senators inserted a clause, which stated “there will be no prohibition on technology,” a clear signal to nuclear research, which will be allowed to continue. . .