Agostinho de Araújo Soares, 57

Photo | 12 October, 2010

BNP Paribas, is the major sponsor of the French Masters tennis tournament and provides more funding to the nuclear industry than any other bank in the world. Currently BNP Paribas has plans to fund a dangerously obsolete nuclear reactor in Brazil – the Angra 3 reactor. Learn more about our campaign to stop nuclear investments.

Agostinho de Araújo Soares, 57, Angra I nuclear power station former employee:

"I worked for over 10 years at Angra 1, changing the fuel and pipes. In the final years, I was already feeling very weak, with pain all over my body. When my hair started to fall out I was fired.

Recently, I found out that my heart is swollen and I think that my bones have been affected, but I can't find a hospital to treat me .… no hospital in nearby Rio will want to treat me, because they don't treat people who suffer from radioactivity … I live 15 km away from the nuclear power station. Seems to be far, right? I tell you, however, that there won't be time to evacuate everyone if an accident occurs."

If BNP Paribas goes ahead with financing the Angra 3 reactor - it will burden the Brazilian people and environment with a dangerously obsolete reactor. Tell BNP Paribas not to fund the dangerous, out-of-date Angra 3 nuclear reactor:

http://www.greenpeace.org/stopnuclearbanks

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