Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Nuclear-Waste-Blockade-in-Cherbourg-27MZIFL1HC8R.htmlConceptually similarNuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YMECompleted★★★★Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YM6Completed★★★★Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YM4Completed★★★★Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YM5Completed★★★★Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YMFCompleted★★★★Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YM7Completed★★★★Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YM3Completed★★★★Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YM0Completed★★★★★★★Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YM9Completed★★★★View AllGP01YMANuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgPolice officers arrest a Greenpeace activist after he blocked a train transporting nuclear waste to Cherbourg nuclear reprocessing plant. The shipment is due to be loaded onto the transport ship Kapitan Kuroptev with the destination of Russia. Greenpeace activists chained themselves to the railway, and blocked the route with a truck, calling for a moratorium on the export of nuclear waste.Locations:Cherbourg-FranceDate:24 Jan, 2010Credit:© Pierre Gleizes / GreenpeaceMaximum size:3182px X 2117pxKeywords:Access blockade actions-Areva-Arrests-Chaining actions-Conflict-Day-Greenpeace activists-KWCI (GPI)-Men-Nuclear (campaign title)-Nuclear energy-Nuclear energy symbol-Nuclear power stations-Nuclear waste-Nuclear waste transports-Outdoors-Police-Police force-Protective clothing-Small group of people-Trucks-UniformsShoot:Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGreenpeace activists block a train transporting nuclear waste to Cherbourg nuclear reprocessing plant. The shipment is due to be loaded onto the transport ship Kapitan Kuroptev with the destination of Russia. The activists chain themselves to the railway, at two locations en route to the fuel reprocessing facility. Another team of Greenpeace activists place a truck on the rails in the centre of Cherbourg, which is painted with the message “La Russie N’est Pas Une Poubelle! (Russia is not a Nuclear Dumping Ground!)” Greenpeace is calling for a moratorium on the export of nuclear waste.