Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Rocky-Flats-Nuclear-Weapons-Campaign-27MZIF2LUCRA.htmlConceptually similarRocky Flats Nuclear Weapons CampaignGP03JU2Completed★★★★Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons CampaignGP03JU4Completed★★★★Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons CampaignGP03P4VCompleted★★★★Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons CampaignGP03P4TCompleted★★★★Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons CampaignGP03HCXCompleted★★★★Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons CampaignGP03P5ACompleted★★★★Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons CampaignGP03P4WCompleted★★★★Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons CampaignGP03HCVCompleted★★★★Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons CampaignGP03P50Completed★★★★View AllGP03JTZRocky Flats Nuclear Weapons CampaignActivist camp on the tracks leading into the Rocky Flats nuclear trigger factory near Denver, Colorado. Greenpeace was part of a coalition led by the Rocky Flats Truth Force in Boulder, Colorado. Over 300 people were arrested at Rocky Flats before the citizen action succeeded and the plant was closed.Locations:Colorado-North America-United States of AmericaDate:1 Jan, 1978Credit:© Greenpeace / Rex WeylerMaximum size:4535px X 3035pxKeywords:Access blockade actions-Actions and protests-Camps-Day-Flags-Greenpeace activists-KWCI (GPI)-Nuclear (campaign title)-Nuclear weapons-Outdoors-Plutonium-RailwaysShoot:Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons CampaignFrom 1977 to 1981, Greenpeace was part of a coalition opposed to the nuclear trigger factory between Boulder and Denver Colorado, USA. The coalition, led by the Rocky Flats Truth Force in Boulder, Colorado, established a camp on the train tracks leading to the weapons facility, blockading shipments of plutonium to the site. Photographer Rex Weyler and other Greenpeace activists were arrested along with hundreds of citizens from the region.The plutonium trigger factory at Rocky Flats made the triggers for the entire US nuclear arsenal. A cancer spike in the region had alerted citizens to the local dangers of this facility.