Greenpeace calls for improved and coherent evacuation and radioactivity protection plans

As the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan entered its second week and levels of radioactive contamination continue to grow, the international environmental organization Greenpeace, along with the Japanese group Citizens Nuclear Information Centre (CNIC), is calling for improved evacuation plans and other protective measures for people still within the 30km exclusion zone, as well as … Continue reading

Flickering candles of hope

Dusk signals the beginning of darkness in the evening. An opportune time to gather in the spirit of shared identity in the struggle against nukes. In the dusk we congregated to pray and light candles for those who’ve been struck by the tragic events in Japan. The flickering candles that illuminate the night sky in … Continue reading

Greenpeace calls on Philippine government to scrap all plans for nuclear power

Greenpeace today called on the administration of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to abandon all nuclear power plans, including those currently included the Philippine Energy Plan and the Energy Reform Agenda, and instead focus on achieving long term sustainable progress through safe and reliable renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. The environmental organization also challenged … Continue reading

In reaction to Korean Electric Power Co. (KEPCO) verification reports that branded the operation of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) as ‘highly feasible’

Nuclear Free Bataan Movement Vice Chairperson Atty Dante Ilaya says: “What can be expected of KEPCO? It has shown great interest in operating BNPP right from the start. But in the end, it will be the people who will ultimately decide the fate of BNPP.” According to NFBM, the passage of time has not dulled … Continue reading

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

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

“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!