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New Japanese plutonium plant to increase proliferation risk

Press release | 12 November, 2002 at 1:00

Severe corrosion threat to plutonium transport ships

Press release | 29 June, 2002 at 2:00

Serious corrosion that potentially risks the structural integrity of the entire fleet of nuclear freighters operated by British Nuclear Fuels has been revealed in information sent to the UK Government.

Greenpeace ship arrives in France ahead of U.S. weapons plutonium transport

Press release | 27 September, 2004 at 2:00

The Greenpeace ship MV Esperanza has arrived at the French port of Cherbourg, where it will await the arrival of a weapons-grade plutonium shipment from the United States (1). The Esperanza will support the Atlantic Nuclear Free Flotilla yachts,...

Security risks ignored as BNFL Nuclear Freighters Depart UK

Press release | 3 September, 2004 at 2:00

Two lightly armed UK-flagged nuclear freighters have departed the U.K. in a trans-Atlantic voyage to pick up a cargo of weapons-grade plutonium from the U.S. military port of Charleston, South Carolina, Greenpeace has learned. One ship, the...

BNFL nuclear freighters prepare for unjustified trans-Atlantic plutonium shipment

Press release | 1 September, 2004 at 2:00

The departure of the two armed British nuclear freighters, due to cross the Atlantic to collect a cargo of weapons-grade plutonium from the U.S. military port at Charleston, South Carolina, is imminent, Greenpeace has been informed. The ships...

UK Government in international court over plutonium plant

Press release | 9 June, 2003 at 2:00

The UK Government will appear in an international arbitration court from tomorrow charged with violating the United Nations Law of the Sea over its decision to open the plutonium plant operated by state-owned company British Nuclear Fuels (BNFL)...

Chernobyl – A Nuclear Catastrophe 20 years on

Publication | 24 April, 2006 at 13:06

This review considers Chernobyl as it is today and how it might be in future decades. It gives regard to past decisions on how to isolate and cope with the radioactivity and contamination, and it reviews the present approach to management and...

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