The Czech Republic’s Temelín nuclear power plant provoked the worst relations between it and Austria. This article identifies novel, unexpected roles that the EU played in that dispute: mediator, framework-setting; absenteeism; foil; and belated enforcer. The EU ultimately altered the nature of the dispute and can be seen to have inadvertently defended a non-member state’s interests against those of an existing member.
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Research Article| January 30 2006
The Temelín nuclear power plant and the European Union in Austriane—Czech relations
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2006) 39 (1): 101–119.
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Rick Fawn; The Temelín nuclear power plant and the European Union in Austriane—Czech relations. Communist and Post-Communist Studies 1 March 2006; 39 (1): 101–119. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2005.12.001
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