Environmentalists protest transportation of nuclear wastes

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Berlin, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Environmentalists inGermany announced that they would extend their protest againstthe transportation and recycling of nuclear waste nearresidential areas and insist on it being stored in a nucleardeposit.

Greenpeace activists blocked the railway line near thecentral town of Karlsruhe yesterday to prevent the transfer of140 drawers of steel and a mixture of radioactive glass infive containers, a substance called nuclear soup byenvironmentalists.

The demonstrators, some of them chained to the entranceof the Lubmin nuclear power plant, demanded the fissile liquidwaste be stored in a nuclear deposit instead of beingrecycled.

They warned that transporting it to a temporary site inLubmin entail incalculable environmental damage.

In Wittenberg, residents have hung a yellow wooden crossas a symbol of anti-nuclear movement in protest against thepassage of the convoy heading for the state of WesternMecklenburg-Pomerania in northern Germany, scheduled forWednesday. (Prensa Latina)

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