Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Nuclear-Waste-Blockade-in-Cherbourg-27MZIFL1HHWW.htmlConceptually similarNuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YM2Completed★★★★Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YM0Completed★★★★★★★Nuclear Waste Transport Action in FranceGP01ZUSCompleted★★★★Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YLZCompleted★★★★★★Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YM3Completed★★★★Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YM9Completed★★★★Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YMBCompleted★★★★Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YMDCompleted★★★★Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgGP01YMACompleted★★★★View AllGP01YM1Nuclear Waste Blockade in CherbourgA Greenpeace activist lights a flare during an action to 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. 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:1762px X 2647pxKeywords:Access blockade actions-Actions and protests-Areva-Chaining actions-Fires-Flares (pyrotechnic)-Greenpeace activists-High angle view-KWCI (GPI)-Night-Nuclear (campaign title)-Nuclear energy-Nuclear power stations-Nuclear waste-Nuclear waste transports-Outdoors-Railways-RedShoot: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.