Rep. Mark Cojuangco’s pet bill H.B. 6300 on the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) has been scheduled by the House of Representatives for plenary debates when it reconvenes in July. Incongruously, while the bill appropriates P100 million “for the conduct and completion of a validation/feasibility study to determine the viability of rehabilitating, commissioning and commercially … 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
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!
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
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
Jocular Inspection – The strange story of a mothballed nuclear plant, a dormant volcano, and misguided congressmen
Something strange happened during the Christmas holidays of 2008 in the Philippines. Instead of celebrating the enactment of the Renewable Energy Law, a baffling report was published in the local newspapers. Read more