Tags: Nuclear

Majority of New Taipei City councilors against nuclear power plants: survey He said that 40 of 66 councilor-elects opposed the postponements — about 60 percent of New Taipei City councilors — 32 of which are of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP); four are of the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT), one of the Taiwan … Read…

Abolish nuclear energy, weapons: forum activists Anti-nuclear activists and academics yesterday shared their visions on how to counter nuclear energy at the No Nuke Asian Forum in Taipei, during which the threats posed by nuclear weapons were also discussed in a keynote speech. South Korea-based … Read more on Taipei Times

INTERVIEW: Plan changes indicate nuclear liability Since the government announced a halt to some of the construction of the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant, officials and antinuclear activists have been at odds over what follow-up measures should be taken. In an interview with 'Liberty Times' (the 'Taipei … Read more on Taipei Times

Motions passed to cease nuclear plant construction Motions demanding that state-owned Taiwan Power Co (Taipower, 台灣電力公司) suspend construction of the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant in New Taipei City's (新北市) Gongliao District (貢寮) and rejecting the company's budget proposal for the year were … Read more on Taipei Times

Activists demand Jiang meet them on nuclear waste A baby sits behind a protest sign as environmental activists and residents of areas affected by nuclear waste protest yesterday in front of the Executive Yuan in Taipei. Photo: Wang Min-wei, Taipei Times. Representatives from Orchid Island (Lanyu, 蘭嶼 … Read more on Taipei Times