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Activists set up home on the Happy Ranger

Feature story | 16 November, 2009 at 0:00

A few days ago the cargo ship The Happy Ranger left France carrying steam generators intended for the nuclear European Pressurised Reactor under construction in Olkiluoto, Finland. As the ship made its way from France to Finland, activists from...

French nuclear "flagship" holed below the water line

Feature story | 27 May, 2008 at 0:00

France’s nuclear safety agency today took the commendable step of ordering construction work to be halted on the concrete base slab of the new European Pressurised Reactor, Flamanville 3, in northern France. Over recent months, the agency’s...

Nuclear plant delayed

Feature story | 10 August, 2007 at 0:00

Designers of Finland's Olkiluoto 3 nuclear reactor knew as far back as 2001 that it must be able to withstand an airplane attack. That's what the Finnish public was promised when the construction license was issued. Yet today, the company...

Secret document reveals new breed of nuclear reactors vulnerable to terrorist attack

Press release | 19 May, 2006 at 0:00

A leaked document on the vulnerability to terrorist attack of the new European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) - being considered or already under construction in several countries including UK, France and Finland - reveals a dangerously flawed...

France's Nuclear Failures

Publication | 30 November, 2008 at 0:00

The great illusion of nuclear energy

France's Nuclear Failures

Feature story | 2 February, 2009 at 0:00

Hazardous waste, illegitimate and dangerous new reactors and a diversion to the solutions to climate change - here's why France's picture of nuclear energy is just a 'great illusion'.

Activists block restart of French nuclear reactor construction (Updated)

Feature story | 26 June, 2008 at 0:00

Twenty of our activists have successfully stopped construction of a new nuclear reactor being built in Flamanville, France, from restarting, for over 50 hours. Although building was halted because of safety problems, these are still unresolved.

"Illegitimate and dangerous" reactor for the sake of French nuclear industry

Press release | 30 January, 2009 at 10:23

Greenpeace condemns the announcement made by French President Nicolas Sarkozy yesterday evening that a new European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) is to be built in Penly, France. It is Greenpeace's belief that building yet another reactor is entirely...

Greenpeace labels Sarkozy's EPR announcement "lunacy"

Press release | 3 July, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace today condemned French President, Nicolas Sarkozy's announcement of plans to build a second European Pressurised nuclear Reactor (EPR) in France (1). The decision comes just three days after France took over the EU Presidency.

Flamanville nuclear reactor blockade

Image | 2 May, 2011 at 16:16

2 May 2011 - France. Greenpeace activists block the construction of the the Electricité de France proposed new European Pressurized Water Reactor, demanding an immediate end to construction at Flamanville and Europe's other EPR sites calling the...

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