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Publication | February 6, 2012 at 15:57

An update of the 2008 Greenpeace International briefing on the EPR reactor. We have added some of the many new design and construction errors and the economic setbacks the EPR has run into. We also include more information on the tremendous gains...

Safety Threats in Olkiluoto

Publication | May 22, 2008 at 1:07

The world's largest, first-of-a-kind nuclear reactor is being built in Olkiluoto, Finland, with a very tight timetable and budget. There are over 1500 reported quality problems in the project so far.

Nuclear plant delayed

Feature story | August 10, 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...

Olkiluoto nuclear plant protest continues

Feature story | May 30, 2007 at 0:00

On Monday, activists blockaded the entrance to the Olkiluoto nuclear plant construction site - briefly shutting down a project already massively over budget and plagued by more than one thousand reported breaches of safety standards.

Greenpeace calls for cancellation of Olkiluoto 3 construction permit

Press release | May 6, 2009 at 14:09

Greenpeace is calling for the construction permit for the Olkiluoto European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) in Finland - the world's largest prototype nuclear reactor - to be cancelled, following revelations of severe problems in the design of its...

European pressurised reactor at Olkiluoto 3

Publication | September 8, 2005 at 0:00


France's Nuclear Failures

Feature story | February 2, 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 | June 26, 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.

France's Nuclear Failures

Publication | November 30, 2008 at 0:00

The great illusion of nuclear energy

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

Press release | January 30, 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...

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