“This bike ride is in response to the many issues confronting the planned revival of the BNPP, the calls for clean energy, and how the government should respond to the impacts of climate change.”
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By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
The Philippines is within the Pacific “ring of fire,” precisely called so because besides volcanoes, there are many major faults in the country.
Philippines Continues to Explore Nuclear Option Despite Japan Disaster, Groups Call on Gov’t to Exercise Caution
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Dr. Giovanni Tapang said that the nuclear plant accident in Japan should serve as an ample warning to the Philippine government against rushing headlong into the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant.
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Mrs. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is the “most anti-environment and anti-people president ever,” an environmental group said.
Protesters March vs Nuclear Plant Revival
The Bataan Nuclear Power Plant symbolized the corruption and excesses of the Marcos dictatorship. The Arroyo administration is now trying to revive it. But those who participated in the 1985 “welgang bayan” that helped shut down the plant are reviving the passion and spirit of that landmark protest to oppose the present regime’s plan.
BY JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat Greenpeace Southeast Asia Climate Campaigner Amalie Obusan has urged Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes to take a clear stand on the proposed revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. In a recent media briefing, Reyes said that the Philippines is not equipped with the infrastructure needed to run a nuclear…
Environmental advocates, scientists, activists, members of the academe and religious sectors, peasants, fisherfolk, health professionals and personalities recently linked up to form a broad opposition against the proposed revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). BY RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat Environmental advocates, scientists, activists, members of the academe and religious sectors, peasants, fisherfolk, health…
The safety and welfare of the people can better be assured with alternative sources of energy which exclude nuclear options in our energy mix. We should be tapping nature’s bountiful energy sources BY THE CENTER FOR PEOPLE EMPOWERMENT IN GOVERNANCE (CenPEG) ANALYSIS Posted by BULATLAT Just when we all thought that the Bataan Nuclear Power…
Militant organizations in Central Luzon, Catholic Bishops, environmental groups, and scientists are one in saying that the planned revival of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant is costly and unsafe.