Gabi ng sining laban sa plantang nukleyar

Remembering ’85 Welgang Bayan vs. BNPP Draw Thousands to Bataan

“Ayaw namin ng Nukleyar” this was the sentiment running through the hundreds of green-clad anti-BNPP gathered to commemorate the historic Welgang Bayan Laban sa Plantang Nukleyar of 1985. According to Nuclear Free Bataan Movement Chairperson Monsignor Tony Dumaual, the 1985 Welgang Bayan (WB) represents the vigor with which Filipinos fought against the commissioning of the … Continue reading

Join Us in Commemorating June 20 Welgang Bayan

On June 20, 1985, the province of Bataan was witness to the biggest protest-action directed against the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), also known as the infamous “Monster of Morong”. That day was the tail-end of a three-day protest dubbed Welgang Bayan Laban sa Plantang Nukleyar that drew an estimated 33,000 concerned Filipinos from all … Continue reading

‘BNPP bill, sponsorship speech poorly thought out, conceived’

Transformation from a free two-year study into a P100-million ten-month study highly suspicious As Pangasinan Rep. Mark Cojuangco successfully brought his pet bill calling for the “immediate rehabilitation and commissioning” of the controversial Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) at the House plenary Wednesday night, the Freedom from Debt Coalition said the sponsorship speech was as … Continue reading

Sneaky maneuvers to bring BNPP bill to plenary thwarted; Discussion ends before it starts

The bill to “rehabilitate and commission” the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) reached the floor of the House on Monday, June 1, amid diminishing interest in the project and growing skepticism that it would ever reach formal deliberation.  However, the bill was returned to the House Energy Committee following an intervention by Bataan Rep. Albert … Continue reading

BNPP bill loses authors; FDC continues its opposition

In the course of consolidating the proposed House Bill to immediately rehabilitate and operate the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) with related bills, 60 endorsers and supporters disappeared along the way. The Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC), a member of the Network Opposed to the BNPP (NO to BNPP), sees this as the result – … Continue reading

“Energy Revolution” Bike Ride gathers thousands of signatures for petition against nuclear power

PHILIPPINES — Hundreds of cyclists from Manila and Central Luzon have set off today on a historic tour from the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant to the House of Representatives in a bid to gather and deliver a petition opposing nuclear power signed by thousands of concerned Filipino citizens. Dubbed the “Energy Revolution Bike Ride,” the … Continue reading

Say no to nukes now!

Nuklus band: Dambuhala sa Morong

Above is a video of the song Dambuhala sa Morong  which was composed by the NUKLUS Band,  an alternative and progressive rock band that performed during the 80’s. The song “Dambuhala Sa Morong”  was originally written in 1980 which became the battle-cry of the Philippine anti-nukes movement. Click here to read a blog about the … Continue reading

Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes needs to take firmer stance on nuclear energy

Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes recently issued a statement to the Manila Overseas Press Club regarding the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. During his briefing to the media, Reyes said that the Philippines is not equipped with the infrastructure needed to run a nuclear power plant and added, We have to work on this … Continue reading