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Wasting our time with nuclear - Nuclear waste and the problems it poses

Publication | April 1, 2010 at 0:00

Would you drive a car if it had no brakes? Probably not. Yet nuclear power has been driven for the last 50 years by the nuclear industry and some European governments with no concern for the safety of its deadly by-product: nuclear waste.

EU politicians fall for industry promise of elusive storage solution for radioactive...

Press release | May 26, 2011 at 10:57

Brussels – The European Parliament’s industry committee is today expected to back underground dumping of highly radioactive material as a supposed solution for nuclear waste, despite the open questions, risks and costs associated with this type...

Proposed nuclear waste directive - a Greenpeace overview

Publication | October 26, 2010 at 0:00

Member States should be aware of significant and potentially costly omissions from the European Commission’s proposed Euratom directive, to be delivered by Commissioner Oettinger on 3 November 2010. The risk is that a sub-standard Commission...

Greenpeace takes radioactive waste to the European Parliament

Press release | October 7, 2010 at 0:00

International — Greenpeace delivered radioactive waste to the door of the European Parliament today to remind MEPs in their last plenary session before considering a new nuclear waste law that there is no solution to nuclear waste.

New EU rules for nuclear waste open the door to dumping in Russia

Press release | July 19, 2011 at 12:50

European countries today agreed to develop plans to address the ever-growing problem of nuclear waste. However, the EU also agreed to continue the dangerous practice of transporting radioactive material across great distances to storage plants...

Greenpeace press reaction on the Commission‘s rescue package for carmakers and the...

Press release | November 26, 2008 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Christmas has come early for the automotive industry, after the European Commission pledged to deliver a generous rescue package of €5 billion in 2009 despite the industry’s resistance to legislation to reduce car CO2 emissions.

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