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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.

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.

France leads the way in the nuclear debacle

Blog entry by jmckeati | 2 August, 2010 1 comment

If you want to know why the so-called nuclear ‘renaissance’ is never going to happen, you need only look at the news that’s been coming out of France in the last few days. In short, the supposedly leading world experts in nuclear...

Nuclear power is in last place in the race against climate change

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 22 July, 2011 4 comments

Huge delays and cost overruns totalling billions for nuclear reactors under construction in Finland and France are once again demonstrating that nuclear power is no match for renewables in the fight against climate change. Since...

The cost of new nuclear power

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | 29 April, 2010

Originally posted by Justin on April 21, 2010 4:21 PM Following on from yesterday's news that the new OL3 EPR nuclear reactor at Olkiluoto in Finland has been delayed once again, Greenpeace are launching a real word version of...

AREVA takes ass-kicking from own nuclear reactor

Blog entry by laurak | 1 September, 2009 10 comments

A guest blog by Aslihan Tumer, Nuclear Campaigner at Greenpeace International I've got a nuclear energy riddle for you: What is dangerous, costs 5.5 billion euros, and may end in bankruptcy? The answer: French nuclear giant AREVA...

Nuclear lightning strikes twice, three times…

Blog entry by jmckeati | 6 July, 2010

There are two European Pressurised Reactors (EPR) being built in Europe right now, one in Olkiluoto in Finland and one in Flamanville in France. Designed by French nuclear giant AREVA, the third generation so-called state of the art...

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