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Greenpeace shuts down Darlington nuclear hearing

Feature story | March 21, 2011 at 14:09

Courtice, Ontario — Greenpeace activists today shut down environmental assessment hearings on a proposal to build new reactors at Darlington in response to the Joint Review Panel’s refusal to suspend the hearings until lessons are learned from...

Shadowlands: From Chernobyl to Fukushima

Feature story | February 23, 2012 at 10:15

Greenpeace believes that nuclear reactors are a dangerous power source that will always be vulnerable to the deadly combination of human errors, design failures and natural disasters.

Fukushima citizens remain exposed to high levels of radiation

Feature story | June 10, 2011 at 11:50

Tokyo – Greenpeace International Executive Director Dr. Kumi Naidoo has released information on contaminated soil from a Fukushima playground showing that readings seven times normal background levels could still be found at a kindergarten,...

TEPCO admits full nuclear meltdown and reactor core breach at Fukushima-Daiichi reactor 1

Feature story | May 16, 2011 at 9:26

(Tokyo)– Greenpeace today criticised TEPCO and the Japanese government for continuing to underplay the seriousness of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis, after TEPCO yesterday admitted (1) that a partial meltdown of the core of reactor 1 at...

Japan finally rates Fukushima Daiichi accident at Chernobyl level

Feature story | April 12, 2011 at 14:19

Tokyo – Japan’s decision today to rate the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident at the same level as the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster was labeled woefully late by Greenpeace.

Greenpeace declares evacuation zone at Atomic Energy Agency headquarters

Feature story | April 14, 2011 at 17:09

Vienna – Greenpeace activists created a symbolic evacuation zone in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna today, demanding that representatives of countries attending its safety committee meeting start...

Japan expands Fukushima evacuation zone following Greenpeace news conference

Feature story | April 11, 2011 at 14:38

Tokyo — The Japanese government today expanded the evacuation zone around the stricken Fukushima nuclear complex just hours after a Greenpeace news conference called for such action.

Province Must Rethink Nuclear Plans: Greenpeace and Nurses

Feature story | March 16, 2011 at 11:50

Greenpeace and the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) today called on Premier Dalton McGuinty, PC leader Tim Hudak, and NDP leader Andrea Horwath to reject building new nuclear reactors in light of the tragic disaster unfolding in...

Nuclear companies must pay for their disasters says Greenpeace

Feature story | March 7, 2013 at 10:00

Greenpeace Canada activists used a blimp at the uranium processing facility of General Electric Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GE Hitachi) in downtown Toronto this morning to mark the upcoming anniversary of the Fukushima disaster.

Ontario’s nuclear emergency plans are inadequate, post Fukushima

Feature story | July 19, 2012 at 10:24

In light of the Fukushima disaster, re-building the Darlington nuclear station should not be approved before the federal and provincial governments have publicly reviewed the adequacy of Ontario's nuclear emergency plans, say environmental...

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