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Europe’s secret nuclear waste dumping in Russia revealed

Press release | 1 December, 2005 at 1:00

Since 02.00 hours this morning, 20 Greenpeace activists have occupied loading cranes at the French port of Le Havre to prevent 450 tonnes of radioactive uranium waste being loaded onto the Russian freighter the Kapitan Kuroptchev. The activists...


Topic | 27 June, 2006 at 12:14

Radiocative dumping

Background | 13 September, 2011 at 11:18

The London Dumping Convention permanently bans the dumping at sea of radioactive and industrial waste world-wide. It’s the high point of a Greenpeace campaign that started in 1978.

Nuclear Waste Trains

Feature story | 21 July, 2006 at 2:00

Unless you live near a Sellafield or a Dungeness, the dangers of radioactive waste probably seem a world away. They're not.


Background | 27 June, 2006 at 14:13

The nuclear industry is dependent upon the transportation of nuclear components and materials (uranium, fresh fuel, nuclear spent fuel and plutonium). Radioactive materials are carried by sea, rail, road and air. So even if you do not live near a...

Activists Declare Nuclear Age Dead End

Feature story | 23 September, 2008 at 2:00

Activists turned the front of the Turkish Ministry of Energy into a mortuary to highlight the deadly risks involved with establishing a nuclear industry in Turkey. On the eve of a nuclear tender from the Turkish government, 37 activists from...

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