Greenpeace Drone Drops Smoke Bombs on French Nuclear Power Facility

French nuclear facilities are not sufficiently protected: so say Greenpeace activists, who, on Friday, January 25, flew drones over the Orano La Hague plant and dropped smoke bombs onto the roof of a building containing irradiated fuel.

Greenpeace used one drone to drop the smoke bombs; however, the Orano Group, which runs the plant, said that they detected two drones.

The group announced that it would file a complaint about the incident.

“What is particularly shocking is that this drone was able to drop smoke bombs on the roof,” said Greenpeace campaigned Alix Mazounie. “That is to say, the weak point of a building containing the largest amount of radioactive material in the world.” Credit: Greenpeace France via Storyful

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