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Left in the dust

Publication | 4 May, 2010 at 8:00

AREVA’s radioactive legacy in the desert towns of Niger.

AREVA fails to address radiation problem around Niger mines

Press release | 26 November, 2009 at 0:00

A Greenpeace team visited AREVA’s two uranium mines in Niger from 1-9 November. During the visit Greenpeace found dangerous levels of radiation in the streets of Akokan, a mining city located close to both mines. AREVA had earlier declared the...

AREVA’S dirty little secrets

Feature story | 6 May, 2010 at 14:15

In one of the poorest nations in the world, French nuclear giant AREVA is extracting precious—and deadly—natural resources, earning billions for its Fortune 500 corporation while the people pay the price. Our latest report exposes the unsafe...

Nuclear history repeats in Niger

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 21 January, 2013

There are many uncertainties surrounding nuclear power – how much will it cost, what to do with its deadly waste and when will the next accident happen? These are just three uncertainties, but certainly three of the most glaring issues...

Pictures of radioactive spill at AREVA Uranium mine in Niger

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 20 December, 2010

Over the weekend we alerted you to the incident in Niger where  more than 200,000 litres of radioactive sludge from three cracked waste pools has leaked into the environment at the SOMAIR uranium mine, operated by French energy company...

Radioactive spill at AREVA Uranium mine in Niger

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 18 December, 2010 6 comments

Johannesburg, December 17, 2010 – Greenpeace has today received and verified reports that since December 11th, more than 200,000 litres of radioactive sludge from three cracked waste pools has leaked into the environment at the SOMAIR...

Briefing : Radioactivity in Akokan

Publication | 26 November, 2009 at 9:41

Noveber 2009 Greenpeace expedition to AREVA uranium mines in Niger found high levels of radioactivity in the nearby town of Akokan where villagers are exposed daily.

Left in the Dust update

Blog entry by jmckeati | 2 June, 2010

Last month Greenpeace released its report Left in the Dust , detailing the radioactive contamination in the villages close to AREVA’s uranium mines in Niger. AREVA have informed us that since January this year the company has...

AREVA in Niger: the human cost of nuclear power

Blog entry by jmckeati | 8 May, 2010

At the heart of Greenpeace’s report ‘ Left in the dust: Areva's radioactive legacy in the desert towns of Niger ’ is the human cost of nuclear power. If we are going to embrace nuclear power then, every time you flick a switch and...

From Niger to Geneva

Blog entry by jmckeati | 7 May, 2010

Yesterday Greenpeace launched its brand new report, a little bomb of information in the nuclear world, entitled "Left in the dust: Areva's radioactive legacy in the desert towns of Niger" . The press conference took place in...

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