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

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

Say no to nukes now!

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

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

FDC to Pro-BNPP Solons: The people are watching you

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

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

Faith-based network join an Ash Wednesday mass urging legislators to withdraw their signatures from HB 4631

As the Lenten Season begins, we at the Faith-based Congress Against Immoral Debts (FCAID) joined hands with other faith-based and concerned organizations led by the Association of Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines (AMRSP), Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC), and Network Opposed to Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (NO to BNPP) in an appeal to our … Continue reading