CBCP: No to Bataan Nuclear Power Plant

A Pastoral Statement We join the Environmentalist Group Greenpeace and the Diocese of Balanga headed by Bishop Socrates Villegas in opposing the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. We earnestly appeal to our Congressmen, with fervent hope and prayer that Congress will completely and irrevocably reject the opening of the nuclear plant as the … Continue reading

CBCP rejects nuclear power plant revival

from the Philippine Daily Inquirer 02/27/2009 The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has thrown its weight behind the opposition to rehabilitating the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). In a pastoral statement, the CBCP urged Congress to “completely and irrevocably reject the opening of the nuclear plant as the most dangerous and expensive … Continue reading

BNPP poses not only environmental danger, but economic too

There was nary a noise in yesterday’s celebration of the 1986 historic EDSA event but proponents of Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) revival in Congress were too busy debating about the budget to be allocated in reviving the BNPP. BNPP proponents Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago and Rep. Mark Cojuangco in the House of Representatives cited the … Continue reading

BNPP to count among world’s most dangerous nuclear plants if operated–Greenpeace

The outdated, light water Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) will count among the world’s most dangerous nuclear power plants if operated, Greenpeace revealed in a press conference in Quezon City today. In a talk entitled ‘The dubious safety of nuclear power,’ the environment group asserted that the BNPP, a Westinghouse manufactured light water reactor, does … Continue reading

“We Dare Declare Our Stand for the Truth!” – CCTI

The Consumers and Communicators for Truthful Information (CCTI) has recently published a new statement entitled:   We Dare Declare Our Stand for the Truth! On that said statement they have declared: We shall not countenance irresponsible legislating, as what is now ongoing with the proposal to hastily commission and operate the nuclear power plant in Bataan, … Continue reading

Fallout: the human cost of nuclear catastrophe

Greenpeace and Great Work Movement of Malate Church cordially invite you to the opening of Fallout: the human cost of nuclear catastrophe a photo exhibition of victims of nuclear disasters at the Jubilee Center, Malate Church 28 February 2009, 10:00 AM These dramatic photos in black and white were taken by World Press Photo Winner, … Continue reading

Faith-based network join an Ash Wednesday mass urging legislators to withdraw their signatures from HB 4631

As the Lenten Season begins, we at the Faith-based Congress Against Immoral Debts (FCAID) joined hands with other faith-based and concerned organizations led by the Association of Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines (AMRSP), Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC), and Network Opposed to Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (NO to BNPP) in an appeal to our … Continue reading

Photo slideshow from the youth of Bataan

One of the beauties of the internet generation is the accessiblity of technology that provides the youth with an outlet for advocacies that matter to them the most. This video is produced by a certain Maria Stephanie A. Gaña, where she writes FEB.23,09,NAGRALLY KAMI…tinig naming mga kabataan,sana ay inyong mapakinggan!!!

Footages from the Anti-BNPP Prayer Rally in Bataan

Ash Wednesday Protest Mass against the Revival of BNPP

Association of Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines (AMRSP) Faith-based Congress Against Immoral Debts (FCAID) Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) and Network Opposed to Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (No to BNPP) invite you to an Ash Wednesday Mass to urge legislators to withdraw their signatures from HB 4631, mandating the immediate rehabilitation, re-commission and operation … Continue reading