Ailing nuclear plant, it’s time to shut down, no more extension

» Posted by on 8월 14, 2012 in 年次報告書

Ailing nuclear plant, it’s time to shut down, no more extension!


To build the nuclear-free society, Hansalim is suggesting the change in life style through saving energy. But also, joining the action on shutdown of ailing nuclear plant.

There are various actions are continuing for shutdown of ailing nuclear plants in Korea includes Gori -1 nuclear plant, which already completed its life span in 2007 but granted extension. Recently, blackout accident etc. occurred, it has been a serious social problem.

Last 28 April, about 1 thousand of people gathered in Busan, Korea to surround Gori nuclear plant asking the shutdown of Gori nuclear plant Hansalim Busan Consumer’s Cooperative also participated in this event heightening the gayety throughout the events by playing Korean traditional percussion music, pungmul.

In Seoul, many civic organizations’ protest actions are currently underway in front of Council for Nuclear Safety asking for the shutdown of Gori-1 nuclear plant etc.

Last 25 May, Hansalim Seoul Consumer’s Cooperative also made an action gathered in front of Council for Nuclear Safety for an hour. The members of Hansalim Seoul Consumer’s Cooperative played the game of No-Nukes darts with the citizens passing by and sang No-Nukes song together, informing the riskiness of the ailing nuclear plant.

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power has been requested inspection of ailing nuclear plants in Korea to the International Atomic Energy Agency. But the ailing nuclear plants which have been activated for more than 20 years must be shut down, no more extension. To build the nuclear-free society, Hansalim will do the shutdown of nuclear plant action as well as daily action saving energy.


Urging actin on the shutdown of ailing nuclear plant in front of Council for Nuclear Safety will be continue everyday form 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. Expecting members’ continuing interest.

Hansalim Week of Action for shutdown of ailing nuclear plant
  • 6/18 (Mon) Hansalim Seongnam-Yongin Consumer’s Cooperative
  • 6/19 (Tue) Hansalim Cooperative Federation
  • 6/20 (Wed) Hansalim Seoul Consumer’s Cooperative / Hansalim Jeju Consumer’s Coooperative
  • 6/21 (Thu) Summer Solstice Event
  • 6/22 (Fri) Hansalim Goyang-Paju Consumer’s Cooperative