Greens hold cracker protest
– Greenpeace activists staged a brief protest yesterday at the Cattenom nuclear power site, run by France’s EDF, to highlight what it said were security and health risks.
Greenpeace issued video footage yesterday which showed several of its members arriving at the Cattenom site in northeast France and setting off firecrackers.
Local police said eight people had been quickly spotted and detained.
EDF added there had been no impact on the safety of the Cattenom site and condemned the incursion. –Reuters