‘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

Attack against Anti-Nuke Activist Condemned

Yesterday afternoon, elements of 303rd PMG nabbed anti-nuke activist Archie Bathan in Samal Bataan, while waiting for an anti-nuke youth forum. In the process, the military ‘discovered’ arms and subversive documents allegedly in his possession. We strongly condemn the attack against anti-nuke activist Archie Bathan, a leader of Youth for Nationalism and Democracy (YND)-Bataan. The … Continue reading

Greenpeace “Energy Revolution Bike Ride” concludes with a call to Congress to reject Nuclear energy

Thousands of concerned Filipinos have sent a clear message to the House of Representatives to reject any proposal for nuclear power in the country and instead enable massive uptake of renewable energy. Click here to read more

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!

Legislative forum on the French Nuclear Failures

Greenpeace is  organizing a legislative forums on the French Nuclear Failures on May 11, 1-3 PM at the Senate, and on May 12, 1-3 PM in Congress. Greenpeace invited Mr. Yves Marignac, MSc to speak about the status of the French nuclear power industry. We are hoping that the experience and insights of Mr. Marignac … Continue reading

People of Faith & Goodwill to Solons: Ascend from Evil, Drop the BNPP Bill!

Broad faith-based groups, social movements and communities flew 100 kites against BNPP and immoral debts. As the 14th Congress resumes its session today, oppositors of the planned opening of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) also resume their campaign by simultaneously flying 100 kites to symbolize their resistance against the proposed use of the BNPP  … Continue reading

The BNPP featured in PDI’s Talk of the Town

Last Sunday the Philippine Daily Inquirer, the country’s most widely read and circulated newspaper, has published a number of opinion pieces about the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant in its Talk of the Town. Mark Cojuangco failed to prove his case By Roberto Verzola REPRESENTATIVE Mark Cojuangco should have realized that he took on a huge … Continue reading