Philippines Not Safe for Nuke Plants Says Anti Nuke Group “The devastating earthquake in Japan should open our eyes to the reality that the Philippines is not a safe place for nuclear plants,” This was the statement of Nuclear Free Bataan Movement Network Co-Chairperson Atty. Dante Ilaya in reaction to the news that Japan is … Continue reading
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
Capitalizing on its membership strength nationwide, the Freedom from Debt Coalition today brought its campaign to its seven chapters in Visayas and Mindanao against the revival of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, focusing on their respective representatives who have endorsed the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant Re-commissioning Act of 2008. Click here to read more
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
This is in response to the front-page article titled “Nuke energy key to stem climate change” (3/2/09), which is about the nuclear industry’s claim that nuclear power has a role in climate change mitigation. Click here to read more Click here to to download our Briefing Paper entitled Why Nuclear is Not an Answer to … Continue reading
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
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
An editorial cartoon from artist Manny Francisco.