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Bataan Nuclear Power Plant - Legacy of Marcos and Philippines' biggest "white elephant" ever

Bataan Nuclear Power Plant –  legacy of Marcos

and Philippines’ biggest “white elephant” ever

By Apolinario Villalobos

In 1973, Marcos decided that the Philippines needed a nuclear power plant. 608 more words


Marcos, Westinghouse and the failed, anomalous Bataan Nuclear Power Plant Project (1973-86)

Almost a year after declaring martial law, imposed ostensibly to “save the Republic”, President Ferdinand Marcos decided to push for a nuclear power plant in the Philippines. 1,060 more words


ByaHestory: The Bataan Excursion

A hotel promo and a sudden whim to go out of the Metro for the weekend brought us to the province up the north – a historic little province called Bataan. 1,289 more words

My Country

Philippines: Ready or Not for Nuclear Regime

The Philippines has been blessed with significant resources of renewable energy obtained from the Sun, wind, waves, or another natural renewable source. In contrast to this energy is energy generated from fossil fuels which are not renewable. 1,810 more words


Marcos, His Solution to Philippine Energy Crisis

MANILA, Phippines — For the many, he might be the most unloved figure in Philippines history, but former President Ferdinand E. Marcos also brought this country to its heydays no other presidents have achieved. 389 more words

[Statement] Power Crisis Solution Should Exclude Nukes, Coal – NFBM

Power Crisis Solution Should Exclude Nukes, Coal – NFBM

For some years, we used to be second to the US in producing geothermal energy, globally. But our combined renewable energy potential (wind, solar, hydro, biomass and geothermal) around 200,000 MW, is set aside in favor of carbon-intensive energy plants like coal and even the worrisome revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). 330 more words

Human Rights


It’s already disappointing dealing with several power outages per week, it becomes insulting if that is the case despite paying the highest electric bills in all of Asia. 1,249 more words

Louie Jerome