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Radioactive waste leaking into Champagne Water Supply

Press release | 30 May, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace today revealed that France's iconic sparkling wine, Champagne, is threatened by radioactive contamination leaking from a nuclear waste dumpsite in the region. Low levels of radioactivity have already been found in underground water...

Illegal French nuclear waste dump must be removed and decontaminated

Press release | 29 May, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists from Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Japan and France entered the Centre Stockage de la Manche (CSM) nuclear dumpsite at La Hague in Normandy today to demand the removal and decontamination of the dumpsite. At...

Activists demand nuclear plant closed

Feature story | 20 November, 2008 at 1:00

Sixty activists are at the Garoña nuclear power plant in Spain to demand that the Spanish government makes good on its commitment to start phasing out nuclear power plants, starting now with the immediate closure of the Garoña power plant.

Opponents of nuclear transport set sail for rough weather and high seas vigil

Feature story | 7 July, 2002 at 2:00

What would possess a comfortably retired grandfather, a former rock musician, a chimney sweep and a tour guide to set out in small boats in some of the roughest waters in the world? What can unite the Pacific island nation of Fiji with the...

Flotilla stops nuclear shipment in its tracks

Feature story | 21 July, 2002 at 2:00

For almost a week eleven small yachts have been heading across the Pacific to demonstrate the huge public opposition to the shipment of highly dangerous nuclear cargo that is being transported across the Pacific en route from Japan to the UK. Now...

Nuclear transports endanger Pacific States

Feature story | 17 July, 2002 at 2:00

Currently a highly dangerous nuclear cargo is being transported across the Pacific en route from Japan to the UK. The two armed ships carrying enough plutonium to make 50 nuclear bombs have completely disregarded several requests from Pacific...

Say no to war

Topic | 20 April, 2007 at 15:50

Greenpeace demands halt to U.S. nuclear shipment plans after plutonium contamination...

Press release | 10 September, 2004 at 2:00

In response to yesterday's revelation of an accident at the French Cadarache nuclear plant (1), which has contaminated two workers, Greenpeace has called for the immediate cancellation of next week's plans to send US weapons grade plutonium to...

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)...

British 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)...

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.

The Chernobyl Catastrophe - Consequences on Human Health

Publication | 18 April, 2006 at 2:00

The difficult truth about the Chernobyl catastrophe: the worst effects are still to come.

Sixty years on: Time for a comprehensive fissile material treaty

Publication | 4 May, 2004 at 2:00

It's only common sense: Non-proliferation is not achievable without targetting weapons-usable material that exists in abundance on this planet.

A.Q. Khan, Urenco and the proliferation of nuclear weapons technology: The symbiotic...

Publication | 4 May, 2004 at 2:00

Hard evidience for the direct link between nuclear energy and nuclear weapons

Road accidents and terrorist attack considered for the localities of Paris and Lyon -...

Publication | 3 March, 2004 at 1:00

French Version of Large Associates report on potential radiological impact and consequenses arising from incidents involving a consignement of plutonium dioxide under transit from Cogema La Hague to Marcoule/Cadarache

Road accidents and terrorist attack considered for the localities of Paris and Lyon -...

Publication | 3 March, 2004 at 1:00

Potential radiological impact and consequenses arising from incidents involving a consignement of plutonium dioxide under transit from Cogema La Hague to Marcoule/Cadarache. Main findings

Road accidents and terrorist attack considered for the localities of Paris and Lyon

Publication | 3 March, 2004 at 1:00

Potential radiological impact and consequenses arising from incidents involving a consignement of plutonium dioxide under transit from Cogema La Hague to Marcoule/Cadarache

Protection of German nuclear power plants against the background of the terrorist...

Publication | 27 November, 2002 at 1:00

Findings of GRS investigations made in the project, "Expert Analyses of Terrorist Scenarios for Aircraft Crashes on German Nuclear Power Plants"

Protection of German nuclear power plants against the background of the terrorist...

Publication | 27 November, 2002 at 1:00

Findings of GRS investigations made in the project, "Expert Analyses of Terrorist Scenarios for Aircraft Crashes on German Nuclear Power Plants" (in German)

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,...

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...

Nuclear terrorism

Background | 27 June, 2006 at 12:14

"Nuclear terrorism is still often treated as science fiction - I wish it were. But unfortunately we live in a world of excess hazardous materials and abundant technological know-how, in which some terrorists clearly state their intention to...

North Korean nuclear test condemned

Press release | 9 October, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace has condemned the underground testing of a nuclear weapon by North Korea. South Korea’s intelligence agency detected a 3.58 magnitude seismic tremor confirming the nuclear test announced by North Korea’s Central News Agency (KCNA). By...

Happy 'Nuclear Free' Anniversary Kim Jong-il

Press release | 8 October, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace today appealed to the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-il, to halt plans for a nuclear test that would coincide with the ninth anniversary of his leadership.

U.S. weapons grade plutonium shipment to depart France tonight

Press release | 22 March, 2005 at 1:00

A shipment of U.S. weapons grade plutonium fuel (MOX) will depart from the port of Cherbourg later tonight. Two British nuclear freighters, Pacific Pintail and the Pacific Teal, are scheduled to pick up the dangerous cargo this evening, with...

High risk U.S. plutonium transport arrives in Normandy from south of France

Press release | 15 March, 2005 at 1:00

A cargo of 140 kilograms of U.S. weapons-grade plutonium (1) has completed the first leg of its controversial journey from France to the U.S. The armed convoy left the Areva plutonium fuel factory at Marcoule, north of Avignon, between Monday...

Greenpeace protest at French military dock against planned US plutonium shipment

Press release | 16 September, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists today entered the military arsenal in the port of Cherbourg, Normandy to protest a planned U.S. shipment of plutonium later this month. The activists, arriving in canoes, hung a 'Stop Plutonium' banner along the military dock...

South Korea nuclear revelation -- Greenpeace urges end to production of nuclear...

Press release | 2 September, 2004 at 2:00

News that South Korea has uranium enriched far beyond that needed for peaceful nuclear use can do nothing other than add more fuel to the proliferation fire in the Korean Peninsula, warned Greenpeace, today. Given the threat implied by the South...

US Administration ready to ship weapons plutonium to France

Press release | 21 June, 2004 at 2:00

Despite warnings by US Department of Homeland Security that the US is at increased risk of terrorist attack through the late summer, the US Government plans to ship150 kilograms of bomb-grade plutonium via the U.S. port of Charleston, South...

Study reveals risk of accident or terrorist attack on France's plutonium route

Press release | 3 March, 2004 at 1:00

Major failures in security arrangements for transports of weapons-usable plutonium across France pose an enormous environmental and health hazard, according to a study commissioned by Greenpeace International released today. The study reveals...

Greenpeace challenges nuclear authorities worldwide to review safety of all reactors

Press release | 2 March, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace Is calling on all nuclear safety authorities around the world to urgently review the safety of their reactors and to close the most vulnerable following the leak of a confidential German document, which shows no single nuclear reactor...

Japanese nuclear waste shipment defies security and environmental concerns

Press release | 19 January, 2004 at 1:00

A shipment of highly radioactive, nuclear waste (1) is scheduled to leave the French port of Cherbourg this afternoon and spend up to six weeks sailing to Japan without any security protection and without armed escort, Greenpeace warned today.

U.S. Plans to Ship Weapons Plutonium to France

Press release | 10 October, 2003 at 2:00

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is pursuing a plan to ship "up to 140 kilograms" of weapons plutonium - enough for fifty or more nuclear weapons - to France for processing. The news comes as the French Government has ruled that information on...

Coalition launches legal challenge on nuclear secrecy in France

Press release | 9 October, 2003 at 2:00

A unique coalition of associations today filed a legal challenge seeking the cancellation of the French Government's nuclear secrecy "arrête" (or direct government act). Papers were filed on behalf of the environmental organization Greenpeace,...

Russian weapons-grade plutonium to be shipped to Western Europe as nuclear industry...

Press release | 11 October, 2002 at 2:00

A plan quietly being pursued by nuclear industry interests to produce plutonium fuel from surplus Russian military plutonium poses a host of environmental and proliferation problems and must be rejected, according to Greenpeace International.

Flotilla peacefully protests plutonium ships arrival

Press release | 17 September, 2002 at 2:00

Flotilla intercepts nuclear freighters in the dead of night

Press release | 21 July, 2002 at 2:00

 

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