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Focus on France 4 March 2009

Protests at French nuclear shipment to Japan

Article published on the 2009-03-04 Latest update 2009-03-04 15:54 TU

José Bové at RFI(Photo: RFI/Jan van der Made)

José Bové at RFI
(Photo: RFI/Jan van der Made)

Japan needs more energy and France helps providing it. But because the fuel it intends to use is nuclear, activists are concerned about the shipments. On Wednesday, a shipment of nuclear fuel Mox arrived in the French harbor city of Cherbourg, and the anti-nuclear lobby, including anti-globalisation campaigner José Bové, complained.

Focus on France: Campaigners slam Cherbourg nuclear shipment

04/03/2009 by Jan van der Made