An 80-km BNPP evacuation radius will include all of Bataan and Pampanga, most of Zambales, Bulacan, Metro Manila and Cavite, and parts of Tarlac, Laguna and Batangas

Laguna and Batangas The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued on March 16, 2011 the following warning to U.S. citizens in Japan: “Under the guidelines for public safety that would be used in the United States under similar circumstances, the NRC believes it is appropriate for U.S. residents within 50 miles of the Fukushima reactors … Continue reading

FDC asks Aquino to drop nuclear plans, calls for Nuclear power-free MTPDP

The Freedom from Debt Coalition today asked President Benigno S. Aquino III to drop all options of tapping nuclear power as a solution to the country’s power generation problems. The group issued the statement following two massive explosions that rocked Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant which was damaged in Friday’s 8.9 magnitude earthquake and its … Continue reading

Nuclear Power Forum an expensive and risky distraction from real solutions

Greenpeace held a protest at the opening of the Nuclear Power Forum Philippines in Manila, to call upon President Aquino’s government to abandon its pursuit of nuclear energy in favour of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures to meet the country’s electricity demands. Greenpeace warned the delegates at the conference that any investment in the … 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

Say no to nukes now!

Why the BNPP should be every Filipino’s concern

A move is afoot in the House of Representatives, initiated by Rep. Mark Cojuangco of Pangasinan, to rehabilitate for commercial operation the Bataan nuclear power plant (BNPP). The BNPP has been sitting idle for the past 23 years, a monument to government corruption and nuclear folly. Click here to read more

Japanese bikers join Bataan anti-nuke drive

In a campaign against the  opening of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), Japanese cycling enthusiasts and a Filipino organization have launched “Peace Cycle 2009.” Read more about the event from the following news sources Inquirer.Net ABS-CBN News Click here to know more about Peace Cycle 2009 You can view more images from Nuclear-Free Bataan … Continue reading

Nuclear Energy Myth

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

NFBM & KPD Protest action in Congress

Last March 5 the Nuclear-Free Bataan Movement and the Kilusan para sa Pambansang Demokrasya held a mobilization at the Philippine House of Representatives, below are some images of the protest actions. Click here to see more images from the Nuclear-Free Bataan Movement website

Groups reveal names of pro-BNPP solons, call for withdrawal of endorsement for Lenten reflection of public good

Is your district representative one of the 184 lawmakers who have endorsed a House Bill that seeks to revive the “Monster of Morong?” In a press conference held here today, the Network Opposed to Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (NO to BNPP) revealed the names of these legislators who signed Pangasinan Rep. Mark Cojuangco’s House Bill … Continue reading