Fox News: Greenpeace activists break into French nuclear plant
The Guardian: Greenpeace activists break into EDF nuclear power plant in France
Voice of America: French Authorities Arrest Activists After Nuclear Plant Break-in
FRANCE 24: [...] Plant bosses and the Ministry of the Interior were quick to say that the protesters had failed to reach sensitive areas of the site, including the control room, calling the direct action “a media stunt that poses no danger to the site’s security”. [...]
Reuters: Greenpeace activists break into French nuclear plant [...] “If being physically able to touch the reactors is not being in a sensitive place, I don’t know what is,” [Yannick Rousselet, in charge of nuclear issues for Greenpeace France] told Reuters. “People with bad intentions could have posed a threat to the reactor’s safety.” [...]
DPA: Greenpeace stages mass break-in at French nuclear plant [...] They also projected the slogan “Tricastin nuclear accident” and a forked line representing a fissure in green letters on the wall of a building. The interior ministry said all 29 activists involved in the protest had been detained.
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Published: July 15th, 2013 at 1:58 pm ET