Anti-nuclear movement  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

The anti-nuclear movement is a loosely-linked international social movement opposed to the use of nuclear technologies. The chief focus of the movement is opposition to nuclear power (see Nuclear debate), but also includes other issues such as:

Historically, this opposition has come from both political organisations and grassroots movements. Common political targets are new nuclear plants (see EPR image to right), waste repository sites, transport of waste, nuclear reprocessing, uranium mining, or any other nuclear-connected technology, because of perceived and real environmental consequences of these activities.

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