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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...

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...

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

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...

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,...

Greenpeace challenges French nuclear secrecy decree

Press release | 8 October, 2003 at 2:00

In a clear attempt to stop Greenpeace from making public any information on nuclear transports within France, the French Government has decreed all information on nuclear material as classified state secret on the grounds of national security...

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.

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.

UK Pressured over Radioactive Discharges

Press release | 26 June, 2003 at 2:00

Dirty Men of Europe facing fury

Press release | 24 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)...

Conference on the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty a fiasco - Nuclear Weapons States...

Press release | 9 May, 2003 at 2:00

While the most important conference about nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament finished today, member States of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) failed to agree a common understanding or way forward on how to achieve the abolition...

Conference on the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty a fiasco - Nuclear Weapons States...

Press release | 9 May, 2003 at 2:00

While the most important conference about nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament finished today, member States of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) failed to agree a common understanding or way forward on how to achieve the abolition...

India: A Nuclear Update

Publication | 1 May, 2003 at 2:00

Program on Science and Global Security, Princeton University

Britain's Weapons of Mass Destruction

Publication | 28 April, 2003 at 2:00

Aerial view of Rokkasho

Image | 21 November, 2002 at 1:00

Aerial view of Rokkasho-mura reprocessing plant taken from Greenpeace sampling kite.

New Japanese plutonium plant to increase proliferation risk

Press release | 12 November, 2002 at 1:00

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.

New Japanese nuclear risk

Feature story | 12 November, 2002 at 1:00

Plutonium is the world's most deadly substance and an important ingredient of nuclear bombs. A new Japanese nuclear facility, soon to open, could produce as much as eight thousand kilograms of plutonium a year. But deficient safeguards at the...

Greenpeace banner on Australian embassy in

Image | 5 November, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace banner on Australian embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina: 'Australia: Argentina rejects your nuclear waste'.

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.

Expanding the Threat of Russian Weapons-Grade Plutonium – “The Western Option”

Publication | 11 October, 2002 at 2:00

The NDF, working with nuclear industry advisors from Germany, Russia, the United States, Sweden, and Switzerland, have compiled a detailed, though flawed analysis of what it calls the “Western Option.” The proposal presents the option of...

Pathway away from destruction

Feature story | 19 September, 2002 at 2:00

One of the most dangerous and unnecessary shipments ever to have taken place reached journey’s end on September 17th 2002 when it docked in the UK port of Barrow. The effect that this shipment’s 18,000 mile, 75-day passage, through some of the...

Flotilla peacefully protests plutonium ships arrival

Press release | 17 September, 2002 at 2:00

Shameful shipment must be the last

Feature story | 17 September, 2002 at 2:00

As the two British nuclear freighters, carrying their deadly cargo of plutonium entered the port of Barrow this morning, they were again met with peaceful protests from the Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla. How can those responsible for this...

Plutonium ships sail through Irish Sea protest Flotilla

Press release | 16 September, 2002 at 2:00

 

Protest flotilla catches up with nuclear nomad ships

Feature story | 16 September, 2002 at 2:00

The Nuclear Free Irish Sea flotilla has caught up with BNFL's deadly cargo of weapons-usable plutonium in the Irish Sea. The dangerous and unnecessary cargo has been wandering the world's oceans for the past 75 days placing millions of lives and...

Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla deployed

Press release | 15 September, 2002 at 2:00

 

Nowhere to run to....nowhere to hide

Feature story | 15 September, 2002 at 2:00

Two British freighters with their cargo of weapons-usable plutonium, are now in the home straight of an 18,000 mile transport of terror. As the Pacific Pintail and Pacific Teal near the Irish Sea on their journey from Japan to Barrow on England's...

Sailing for our nuclear free future

Feature story | 13 September, 2002 at 2:00

As two British nuclear freighters near the Irish Sea with their deadly cargo of weapons-usable plutonium, a flotilla of small sailboats are getting into position to peacefully protest their passage.

Crisis in Japan's nuclear program demands end to reprocessing

Press release | 5 September, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace calls for Japan to abandon plutonium program, phase out nuclear energy and phase in renewable energy.

Rainbow Warrior will support Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla

Press release | 1 September, 2002 at 2:00

The Greenpeace flagship joined The Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla at its official launch in Dublin today before it sails into the Irish Sea to peacefully protest against the two nuclear freighterscarrying the rejected plutonium fuel back from Japan.

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

Press release | 24 August, 2002 at 2:00

Nuclear Power--Out of Africa!

Press release | 24 August, 2002 at 2:00

Stop the plutonium industry now

Press release | 9 August, 2002 at 2:00

 

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