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Accidents

Topic | 27 June, 2006 at 12:14

US supplied uranium used to test new Japanese plutonium reprocessing plant

Press release | 21 December, 2004 at 1:00

Seven Greenpeace activists and over 150 people from all over Japan protested at the Rokkasho plutonium reprocessing plant this morning. The protests started as Japanese Nuclear Fuel Limited started to load uranium, including a shipment from the...

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...

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...

Plutonium or Wind?

Feature story | 28 June, 2002 at 2:00

An armed ship prepares to depart Japan with a deadly cargo of plutonium waste. A sailboat sets out from an offshore windfarm. Which one of these vessels will represent the energy future of the world?

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...

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.

Transport

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...

Greenpeace continues to protest US nuclear shipment while

Press release | 7 October, 2004 at 2:00

Five Greenpeace climbers have hung a 10x10m "Stop Plutonium" banner just above the entrance of the Mirabeau Tunnel - five kilometres from Cadarache - where a shipment of U.S. plutonium is due to arrive later today. Hundreds of military police and...

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