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Eleventh hour BNFL assurance halts Greenpeace court action

Press release | 20 June, 2002 at 0:00

Plutonium

Background | 27 June, 2006 at 10:12

Plutonium was discovered in the US in 1941 when scientists exposed uranium to neutron radiation in a laboratory. There is nothing natural about it, and has only been in the environment since the first atomic bomb was detonated in the US in 1945...

Nuclear plant cover-ups in Japan

Feature story | 8 October, 2002 at 0:00

In late August, news started to come out of Japan that TEPCO (Japan’s largest nuclear utility and the second largest in the world) had been cheating on reactor inspections for years. This brings them in line with their colleagues in the USA,...

Stop Nuclear Madness, no more MOX shipments

Feature story | 5 March, 2009 at 0:00

The largest shipment of deadly plutonium in history is about to leave the French port of Cherbourg - final destination Japan. We’ve taken action to send the message that this is yet another glaring example of the unacceptable risks posed by...

Day of reckoning nears in the Pacific

Feature story | 21 July, 2002 at 0:00

Eleven small boats aim to show that the people of the Pacific do not want dangerous nuclear transports putting the whole Pacific at risk

Plutonium freighter reaches Japan

Feature story | 14 June, 2002 at 0:00

When the armed British nuclear transport ship Pacific Pintail sailed into a Japanese port today, it was met by protests from local Japanese anti-nuclear activists and Greenpeace.

Protests against British Plutonium ship as it arrives under Japanese armed escort in...

Press release | 4 July, 2002 at 0:00

British nuclear transport ship arrives in Takahama to collect reject plutonium fuel for return to the UK.

Open Letter to Mohamed ElBaradei

Publication | 2 March, 2009 at 0:00

The open letter addressed to Mohamed ElBaradei, IAEADirector General. The letter is signed by representatives of GreenpeaceInternational (The Netherlands), Citizens Nuclear Information Center(Japan) and Green Action (Japan).

Open Letter to en route countries

Publication | 4 March, 2009 at 0:00

The open letter addressed to governments of (potential) en-route states of the largest ever plutonium MOX shipment from France to Japan (scheduled to leave 6 March 2009).

Expanding the Threat of Russian Weapons-Grade Plutonium – “The Western Option”

Publication | 11 October, 2002 at 0:00

The NDF, working with nuclear industry advisors from Germany, Russia, the United States, Sweden, and Switzerland, have compiled a detailed, though flawed analysis of what it calls the “Western Option.” The proposal presents the option of...

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