Wyhl

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Wyhl is a town in the district of Emmendingen in Baden-W├╝rttemberg in southwestern Germany. It is best known for its role in the anti-nuclear movement in the 1970s.

In February 1975 environmentalists seized the building site for a nuclear power plant for several months and established a village of huts there. After the occupants left the site in November several trials led to a delay and the plans were given up completely in the 1980s. Therefore, Wyhl is often referred to as the first great success of the German Anti-nuclear power Movement with an announcement effect for other similar conflicts like Brokdorf, Wackersdorf or Gorleben.

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