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Radioactive waste leaking into Champagne Water Supply

Press release | 30 May, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace today revealed that France's iconic sparkling wine, Champagne, is threatened by radioactive contamination leaking from a nuclear waste dumpsite in the region. Low levels of radioactivity have already been found in underground water...

Illegal French nuclear waste dump must be removed and decontaminated

Press release | 29 May, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists from Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Japan and France entered the Centre Stockage de la Manche (CSM) nuclear dumpsite at La Hague in Normandy today to demand the removal and decontamination of the dumpsite. At...

Flotilla stops nuclear shipment in its tracks

Feature story | 21 July, 2002 at 2:00

For almost a week eleven small yachts have been heading across the Pacific to demonstrate the huge public opposition to the shipment of highly dangerous nuclear cargo that is being transported across the Pacific en route from Japan to the UK. Now...

Nuclear transports endanger Pacific States

Feature story | 17 July, 2002 at 2:00

Currently a highly dangerous nuclear cargo is being transported across the Pacific en route from Japan to the UK. The two armed ships carrying enough plutonium to make 50 nuclear bombs have completely disregarded several requests from Pacific...

Greenpeace demands halt to U.S. nuclear shipment plans after plutonium contamination...

Press release | 10 September, 2004 at 2:00

In response to yesterday's revelation of an accident at the French Cadarache nuclear plant (1), which has contaminated two workers, Greenpeace has called for the immediate cancellation of next week's plans to send US weapons grade plutonium to...

Road accidents and terrorist attack considered for the localities of Paris and Lyon -...

Publication | 3 March, 2004 at 1:00

Potential radiological impact and consequenses arising from incidents involving a consignement of plutonium dioxide under transit from Cogema La Hague to Marcoule/Cadarache. Main findings

Road accidents and terrorist attack considered for the localities of Paris and Lyon

Publication | 3 March, 2004 at 1:00

Potential radiological impact and consequenses arising from incidents involving a consignement of plutonium dioxide under transit from Cogema La Hague to Marcoule/Cadarache

Greenpeace ship arrives in France ahead of U.S. weapons plutonium transport

Press release | 27 September, 2004 at 2:00

The Greenpeace ship MV Esperanza has arrived at the French port of Cherbourg, where it will await the arrival of a weapons-grade plutonium shipment from the United States (1). The Esperanza will support the Atlantic Nuclear Free Flotilla yachts,...

BNFL nuclear freighters prepare for unjustified trans-Atlantic plutonium shipment

Press release | 1 September, 2004 at 2:00

The departure of the two armed British nuclear freighters, due to cross the Atlantic to collect a cargo of weapons-grade plutonium from the U.S. military port at Charleston, South Carolina, is imminent, Greenpeace has been informed. The ships...

UK Pressured over Radioactive Discharges

Press release | 26 June, 2003 at 2:00

British Government in international court over plutonium plant

Press release | 9 June, 2003 at 2:00

The UK Government will appear in an international arbitration court from tomorrow charged with violating the United Nations Law of the Sea over its decision to open the plutonium plant operated by state-owned company British Nuclear Fuels (BNFL)...

New Japanese plutonium plant to increase proliferation risk

Press release | 12 November, 2002 at 1:00

Severe corrosion threat to plutonium transport ships

Press release | 29 June, 2002 at 2:00

Serious corrosion that potentially risks the structural integrity of the entire fleet of nuclear freighters operated by British Nuclear Fuels has been revealed in information sent to the UK Government.

Sixty years on: Time for a comprehensive fissile material treaty

Publication | 4 May, 2004 at 2:00

It's only common sense: Non-proliferation is not achievable without targetting weapons-usable material that exists in abundance on this planet.

Planning for failure -international nuclear safeguards and the Rokkasho-mura...

Publication | 23 April, 2004 at 2:00

This paper attempts to explain the evolution of safeguards since the beginning of the nuclear age, and specifically to analyze the safeguards technology to be applied at the Rokkasho-mura reprocessing facility in Japan. This facility is the most...

Road accidents and terrorist attack considered for the localities of Paris and Lyon -...

Publication | 3 March, 2004 at 1:00

French Version of Large Associates report on potential radiological impact and consequenses arising from incidents involving a consignement of plutonium dioxide under transit from Cogema La Hague to Marcoule/Cadarache

Submission to the Inquiry Committee on Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant

Publication | 27 February, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace commissioned report into safety issues of the US$20 billion Rokkasho reprocessing plant, including the major failure of quality control during the plants construction, the implication for operating a large chemical plant containing...

Nuclear terrorism

Background | 27 June, 2006 at 12:14

"Nuclear terrorism is still often treated as science fiction - I wish it were. But unfortunately we live in a world of excess hazardous materials and abundant technological know-how, in which some terrorists clearly state their intention to...

Greenpeace protest at French military dock against planned US plutonium shipment

Press release | 16 September, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists today entered the military arsenal in the port of Cherbourg, Normandy to protest a planned U.S. shipment of plutonium later this month. The activists, arriving in canoes, hung a 'Stop Plutonium' banner along the military dock...

Coalition launches legal challenge on nuclear secrecy in France

Press release | 9 October, 2003 at 2:00

A unique coalition of associations today filed a legal challenge seeking the cancellation of the French Government's nuclear secrecy "arrête" (or direct government act). Papers were filed on behalf of the environmental organization Greenpeace,...

Flotilla intercepts nuclear freighters in the dead of night

Press release | 21 July, 2002 at 2:00

 

Open Letter to Mohamed ElBaradei

Publication | 2 March, 2009 at 1:00

The open letter addressed to Mohamed ElBaradei, IAEADirector General. The letter is signed by representatives of GreenpeaceInternational (The Netherlands), Citizens Nuclear Information Center(Japan) and Green Action (Japan).

French emergency exercise flawed as public debate on nuclear plans collapses

Press release | 19 October, 2005 at 2:00

The danger and secrecy of the French nuclear industry has been further exposed by plans for an emergency exercise at the la Hague plutonium plant, Greenpeace stated today.

High risk U.S. plutonium transport arrives in Normandy from south of France

Press release | 15 March, 2005 at 1:00

A cargo of 140 kilograms of U.S. weapons-grade plutonium (1) has completed the first leg of its controversial journey from France to the U.S. The armed convoy left the Areva plutonium fuel factory at Marcoule, north of Avignon, between Monday...

US Administration ready to ship weapons plutonium to France

Press release | 21 June, 2004 at 2:00

Despite warnings by US Department of Homeland Security that the US is at increased risk of terrorist attack through the late summer, the US Government plans to ship150 kilograms of bomb-grade plutonium via the U.S. port of Charleston, South...

Study reveals risk of accident or terrorist attack on France's plutonium route

Press release | 3 March, 2004 at 1:00

Major failures in security arrangements for transports of weapons-usable plutonium across France pose an enormous environmental and health hazard, according to a study commissioned by Greenpeace International released today. The study reveals...

U.S. Plans to Ship Weapons Plutonium to France

Press release | 10 October, 2003 at 2:00

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is pursuing a plan to ship "up to 140 kilograms" of weapons plutonium - enough for fifty or more nuclear weapons - to France for processing. The news comes as the French Government has ruled that information on...

Dirty Men of Europe facing fury

Press release | 24 June, 2003 at 2:00

Russian weapons-grade plutonium to be shipped to Western Europe as nuclear industry...

Press release | 11 October, 2002 at 2:00

A plan quietly being pursued by nuclear industry interests to produce plutonium fuel from surplus Russian military plutonium poses a host of environmental and proliferation problems and must be rejected, according to Greenpeace International.

Flotilla peacefully protests plutonium ships arrival

Press release | 17 September, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace intervenes against DOE's plans to ship weapons grade plutonium to...

Publication | 4 December, 2003 at 1:00

Declaration of Edwin S. Lyman, PHDin support of petitioners hearing request

US MOX 'Lead Test Assembly' Controversy: Fabrication at Cadarache, France

Publication | 30 July, 2003 at 2:00

If too dangerous for French fuel, why just right for US weapons plutonium?Read the French version.

Open Letter to en route countries

Publication | 4 March, 2009 at 1:00

The open letter addressed to governments of (potential) en-route states of the largest ever plutonium MOX shipment from France to Japan (scheduled to leave 6 March 2009).

Nuclear Power--Out of Africa!

Press release | 24 August, 2002 at 2:00

UPDATE 12:15pm Nuclear Power ? Out of Africa!

Press release | 24 August, 2002 at 2:00

Greener Electronics – Major companies fail to show climate leadership

Feature story | 24 November, 2008 at 1:00

The latest edition of our Guide to Greener Electronics has revealed that very few firms are showing true climate leadership. Despite many green claims, major companies like Dell, Microsoft, Lenovo, LG, Samsung and Apple are failing to support the...

U.S. ignores calls for nuclear disarmament at UN meeting

Press release | 28 April, 2004 at 2:00

Since the beginning of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) conference at the UN on Monday, the U.S. have defiantly ignored strong calls from many delegations for the nuclear weapons states to disarm. Disarmament is the bottom line of the...

Greenpeace calls for closure of THORP nuclear plant to be brought forward

Press release | 26 August, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace today said that British Nuclear Fuels (BNFL) plans to close the THORP - thermal oxide reprocessing plant- at Sellafield by 2010, bringing its end forward by 14 years, do not go far enough.

Unique plutonium shipment threat to the Caribbean

Press release | 8 May, 2002 at 2:00

Comprehensive Fissile Material Treaty

Publication | 21 February, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace is calling for Comprehensive Fissile Material Treaty. A CFMT that bans the further production of fissile materials for nuclear weapons is urgently needed in order to:· Restart negotiations on further nuclear arms control and...

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