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Planning for failure: International nuclear safeguards and the Rokkasho-mura...

Publication | 12 November, 2002 at 1:00

This Greenpeace International report released before the opening of the Rokkasho reprocessing plant highlight the inadequacy of safeguards, underlining the risk the plant's plutonium production presents to security in the region.

Urgent safety assessment required for Asia's largest plutonium facility

Press release | 27 February, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace today warned that an urgent and comprehensive assessment of the risks posed by Asia's largest plutonium facility needs to be launched by a Japanese Government Committee (1) which is expected to hold a decisive meeting this weekend. The...

Plutonium ships run from protest as Flotilla delivers message

Press release | 21 July, 2002 at 2:00

 

Flotilla stops nuclear shipment in its tracks

Press release | 21 July, 2002 at 2:00

 

Reactors

Background | 27 June, 2006 at 12:14

All commercial nuclear reactors of the present generation are based on designs originally developed for military plutonium production or for the propulsion of nuclear submarines or other navy vessels. Although there are different ways of...

Storage

Background | 27 June, 2006 at 12:31

There's no environmentally acceptable way to "dispose" of nuclear waste, no matter what kind of waste it is. Dumping radioactive waste in remote areas just keeps the problem out of sight, out of mind, and lets the nuclear industry make even more...

Greenpeace protests against Atomic Agency's promotion of nuclear proliferation

Press release | 26 September, 2005 at 2:00

At the opening of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Annual General Meeting today, Greenpeace denounced the role of the Atomic Agency in promoting nuclear power and thereby aiding the spread of nuclear weapons. Greenpeace calls on the...

France under threat as US plutonium transport departs la Hague

Press release | 7 October, 2004 at 2:00

The final stage of the U.S. transport of weapons-grade plutonium started at 2:15 am today, with the departure of a heavily armed convoy from the reprocessing nuclear complex at la Hague bound for the Cadarache nuclear facility north of Marseille,...

US plutonium shipment arrives in France, increasing global nuclear weapons...

Press release | 6 October, 2004 at 2:00

Despite growing public and political concern about nuclear proliferation, one of two lightly armed UK-flagged commercial nuclear cargo ship - Pacific Pintail - arrived in Cherbourg today. French nuclear company Areva have stated to the press that...

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