Hanging on to protest against nuclear waste shipment

A ship with nuclear waste containers - or Castor containers - makes it way along the Neckar River in Bad Wimpfen, Germany, yesterday, as members of environmental organisation Robin Wood hang under a bridge to try and block it. It was the first of fiv
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A ship with nuclear waste containers - or Castor containers - makes it way along the Neckar River in Bad Wimpfen, Germany, yesterday, as members of environmental organisation Robin Wood hang under a bridge to try and block it. It was the first of five Castor shipments planned by energy supplier EnBw to move nuclear waste from the Obrigheim nuclear power plant to the interim storage facility in Neckarwestheim on the Neckar River.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 29, 2017, with the headline 'Hanging on to protest against nuclear waste shipment'. Print Edition | Subscribe