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Stop Hungary’s PAK 2 nuclear reactor

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | January 30, 2014 3 comments

Hungary’s government should abandon its plans to build a new nuclear power plant immediately. That was the message Greenpeace sent Hungary’s lawmakers today when we turned Budapest’s Clark Adam Square into a giant nuclear symbol. ...

Nuclear Protest In Hungary

Image | January 30, 2014 at 17:05

Greenpeace Hungary activists turn Clark Adam Square into a nuclear symbol in protest against plans to build a second reactor at the Paks Nuclear Power Station, currently responsible for 40% of Hungary’s electricity generation. The 4 units (440MW...

Nuclear Protest in Budapest

Image | February 3, 2014 at 18:08

Greenpeace Hungary activists protest at Budapest’s Liberty Statue, against plans to expand the Paks 2 Nuclear Power Plant. Greenpeace calls on the Hungarian Parliament to withdraw their support for an extension of the nuclear plant. 2014-2-3

SLIDESHOW: Toxic sludge in Hungary

Blog entry by JulietteH | October 13, 2010

The toxic Hungarian sludge flood was caused by the rupture of a red sludge reservoir at an alumina plant in western Hungary and has affected seven towns near Ajkai, 100 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Budapest. The toxic red...

Caption contest: Gone Shopping

Blog entry by JulietteH | October 18, 2010 21 comments

The story: A local resident wearing a protective mask walks past local government toxic clean up volunteers. The toxic spill, caused by the rupture of a red sludge reservoir at an alumina plant in western Hungary, killed 9 people...

Demand clean water to live

Blog entry by JulietteH | October 15, 2010 4 comments

Today is blog action day , a yearly event in which bloggers get together to raise awareness on a specific area of concern. This year's topic is Water. Greenpeace has been busy recently assessing the damage caused by a toxic disaster...

Impacts of the Hungarian toxic sludge disaster

Video | October 25, 2010 at 11:34

On October 4th 2010, a flood of toxic sludge wrought havoc on villages and towns in Western Hungary. The spill left nine people dead and created a huge environmental disaster.

Driver shops organic in Budapest

Image | April 7, 2010 at 20:57

Driver and logistics co-ordinator Jean-Jaques Schweinzfeier shops for organic fruit in Budapest, a stop for the GE Free Future Bus. The Greenpeace bus is on tour around Europe - calling for a moratorium on all genetically engineered produce in...

Greenpeace investigates the toxic sludge flood in Hungary

Image | October 8, 2010 at 10:29

October 5, 2010 - The toxic Hungarian sludge flood was caused by the rupture of a red sludge reservoir at an alumina production plant in western Hungary and has affected seven towns near Ajkai, 100 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Budapest.

Toxic sludge flood in Hungary

Image | October 7, 2010 at 13:44

07 October 2010 - Hungary. The rupture of a red sludge reservoir at an alumina plant in Western Hungary caused a massive flood of toxic sludge, affecting fields, canals and seven towns near Ajkai, 100 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Budapest.

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