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Plutonium freighter reaches Japan

Feature story | 14 June, 2002 at 2:00

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.

South Korean Government opposition to Plutonium shipment as Pacific Pintail leaves...

Press release | 4 July, 2002 at 2:00

British plutonium ship with its cargo of faulty plutonium fuel departs Japan; South Korean Government opposed to transit through staits

Plutonium

Background | 27 June, 2006 at 12:12

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...

Greenpeace asks UK court to halt Japanese plutonium shipment

Press release | 19 June, 2002 at 2:00

Nuclear plant cover-ups in Japan

Feature story | 8 October, 2002 at 2:00

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,...

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

Press release | 4 July, 2002 at 2:00

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

Eleventh hour BNFL assurance halts Greenpeace court action

Press release | 20 June, 2002 at 2:00

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