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Nuclear Energy Law Quietly Passed

By , 22 October, 2009, 1 Comment

After 18 months of negotiations and wrangling over a nuclear energy law, the Mongolia State Ikh Khural (Parliament) quietly passed the Nuclear Energy Law (NEL) in July of this year.  During a recent public forum on the NEL sponsored by the Mongolian National Mining Association several members of Parliament admitted the law had been proposed and passed in less than two weeks during July.  This, of course, begs the question of why a law that regulates such an important and potentially dangerous sector was passed so quickly and presumably without much input from other stakeholders in the nuclear sector in Mongolia.

Why a law that regulates such an important and potentially dangerous sector was passed so quickly…

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