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
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
Greenpeace today condemned Cong. Mark Cojuangco’s underhanded attempt to railroad the passage of the HB 6300 at the Lower House that seeks to commission the obsolete, mothballed and therefore dangerous Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). Click here to read more
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
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
House Members Should Subpoena and Fully Consider All Gov’t Documents on Safety /Non-Safety of the BNPP!
WE THE LEADERS of the Consumers and Communicators for Truthful Information (CCTI) are alarmed that almost 200 House solons have already signed their support for Rep. Mark Cojuangco’s House Bill 4631 seeking to operate the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. This move is clearly premature!
In the celebration of Earth Day, the Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC-Iloilo) has once again highlighted its calls addressed to both the national and local governments, and key government agencies, such as; the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Department of Energy (DoE) to abandon its power development projects which aggravates climate change. … 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
Anti-debt activists conduct “eyeball protest” to register people’s vigilant watch over BNPP revival bill All eyes are on the legislators. So it seems as the Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) intensifies its protest over House Bill 4631 authored by Rep. Mark Cojuangco mandating the rehabilitation, re-commissioning and commercial use of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power … Continue reading
Greenpeace Statement on today’s hearing at the House Committee on Appropriations on the House Bill to revive the BNPP
Greenpeace Southeast Asia Campaigns Manager for the Philippines Beau Baconguis said: The ongoing debate on the House bill mandating the revival of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant which continue to drag on in the House Committee on Appropriations just goes to show that Mark Cojuangco’s sordid nuclear proposal is clearly unsound and should not … Continue reading