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The Discharge of Fukushima’s Radioactive Water could be a Precedent for Similar Actions via Dianuke

SEPTEMBER 7, 2023 By Pinar Demircan Underlying the disregard for objections from global civil society and transforming the ocean into a nuclear waste dump lies a bigger goal inspired by capitalist practices that arise from its crisis: to achieve another threshold by … Continue reading

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Turkey’s nuclear plans threaten East Med ecosystems via ecathimerini

Elias G. Hadjikoumis Turkey has had plans to establish nuclear power plants since the 1970s, and these plans have become a key aspect of the country’s goal of economic development and growth. The Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (ANPP) is the … Continue reading

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A uniquely Turkish nuclear energy tale via Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Şebnem Udum | November 24, 2021 […] International proponents of nuclear energy tout its affordability, environmental friendliness, and ability to provide abundant, uninterrupted electricity. Meanwhile, international nuclear energy opponents born from the 1960s and ‘70s antinuclear movement were first concerned with … Continue reading

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‘Problems around Akkuyu NPP is so dire that, even the supporters of nuclear energy must object’ via YEŞİL GAZETE

‘If Such accidents occur during the construction phase of nuclear facilities that require maximum safety, it means that risks of Akkuyu Project is beyond general nuclear risks . When we see that facts are hidden from public it is obvious … Continue reading

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Armenian newspaper calls for use of nuclear weapon against Azerbaijan via Daily Sabah

An Armenian newspaper in the United States published an opinion piece that urged the use of universally banned weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) against Azerbaijan and its civilian population. The piece by Stepan Altounian called on the Armenian government to … Continue reading

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Sinop Nuclear Plant: Turkey seeks an EIA without a company for a reference reactor via DiaNuke.org

Pinar Demircan The final EIA process has been initiated for Turkey’s proposed second nuclear power plant project. However, the EIA which was started to evaluate the impact of the nuclear power plant to its surroundings neither has a valid agreement … Continue reading

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Radioactive facts in Gaziemir and authoritarian negligence via Yeşil Gazete

Gaziemir, one of the 30 districts of Izmir, was recognized as “Chernobyl of Izmir” due to the nuclear waste that remained in the soil for decades. The nuclear waste was detected in the grounds of The Aslan Avci Lead Factory in 2011, … Continue reading

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Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant is already a problem via Pinar Demircan

160 kilometers away from the city center of Mersin, olive, pomegranate, lemon orchards, around the creek can be walked by drawing a U shape at beautiful and small Büyükeceli village where the proposed Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant is just at … Continue reading

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America Built 3,155 B61 Nuclear Bombs. Around 50 Are Still in Turkey via The National Interest

One of the longest-serving nuclear weapons in America’s arsenal is the B61 nuclear free-fall bomb. The B61 bomb was first introduced in 1966 with more than three thousand bombs produced to date. The bomb is famous for its adjustable yield … Continue reading

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Japan gov’t, M’bishi Heavy to pull out of Turkey nuclear project via The Mainichi

TOKYO (Kyodo) — The Japanese government and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. are considering giving up on a nuclear project in Turkey amid ballooning costs, in a blow to Tokyo’s efforts to boost growth through infrastructure exports, sources close to the … Continue reading

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