Report of an action by a anonymous dutch group. Shown is how people try to sabotage a high tension electricity line. It is unclear if the action actually succeeded
(20 min./Dutch/year unknown, possible 1983)(Code: 089/02)
DE ZWAKKE SCHAKEL
(The weakest link)
Video made by a Dutch action group who sabotaged several high tension lines as a protest against nuclear power. About how to sabotage those lines Video was officially forbidden by authorities In the early and mid-80s there were several sabotage actions like that in The Netherlands.
(10 min./Dutch/1985)(Code: 089/01)
GOUDEN BERGEN; EEN KERNRAMP IN NEDERLAND
(A nuclear disaster)
Costs of a nuclear disaster in Holland: agricultural- and economical consequences. Also about the public opinion on the nuclear issue.
(55 min./Dutch/2-1988)(Code: 003/01)
NOOIT MEER TSJERNOBL 1996
(Chernobyl Never Again – 1996)
10 Year after the Chernobyl catastrophe started. Impression of the manifestation in Amsterdam (Oosterpark). Organised by several organisations. Video made by Greenpeace.
(l50 min./Dutch/4-1996)(Code: 097/01)
PROMO LAKA/WISE/CULTURAL EXPRESS
Short video about those three environmental groups working on nuclear energy. Made for an international meeting in Germany.
(10 min./Dutch/2-1997)(Code: 082/01)
STROOM TE KOOP
(Electricity for sale)
Because of the liberalisation of the energy market, more and more electricity is imported. Dutch environmental friendly production capacity is shut down because it is cheaper to import electricity: mostly produced by nuclear power. It is very difficult to find out how you’re electricity is produced.
(35 min./Dutch/3-2001)(Code: 126/01)
KUNNEN WE ZONDER KERNENERGIE?
(Can we do without nuclear power?)
Is nuclear power having a comeback? Interviews with proponents and opponents. Pictures of a WISE action against the opening of a meeting of nuclear lobbyists. One of the first reports from the ‘nuclear power renaissance’-tenor area in the dutch media.
(24 min./Dutch/4-2002)(Code: 134/01)
Discussion between dutch politicians (Brinkhorst, minister of Economic Affairs, De Krom, liberals VVD, and Samsom, Labour PvdA) about energy policy in general but nuclear power and the necessity for new build in particular
(28 min./Dutch/1-2006)(Code: 134/03)
Documentary about the impasse of nuclear waste in The Netherlands. Many problems: no facility yet for high level reprocessed waste, no disposal possibility for radioactive ores and scrap metal, high level waste from HFR research reactor to a low-level waste building, transport ban through Belgium. CORA is doing research in Mol (Belgian) for final geological disposal.
(37 min./Dutch/10-1998))Code: 112/01)
What should be the final disposal for high-level radioactive waste (in the Netherlands). The CORA is doing research; interviews with CORA-scientists: Hageman, Vlek, etc. Also some old action-images (sea-dumping, occupation COVRA)
(16 min/Dutch/2-2000)(Code: 119/03)
TEGEN DE AFSPRAAK IN
(Not part of the deal)
Radioactive waste from oil- and gas-winning. What to do with it? Companies say that storage at the COVRA facility is too expensive. So: just dump it in sea? Dutch ministries want to have a (so called C-3) special storage facility for this kind of waste.
(18 min/dutch/12-1999)(Code: 119/01)
DODEWAARD GAAT DICHT! 1980
(Close Down Dodewaard 1980)
Video made by a local affinity group of the large blockade of the Dodewaard nuclear plant in September 1980. Thousands of people participated several days in this action. Video is mainly about the decision making process by affinity groups.
(40 min./Dutch/1980)(Code: 078/01)
DODEWAARD DICHT FEEST
(The ‘Dodewaard-shuts-down’ Party)
Late Sept. 1996 the decision was made to to close the Dodewaard reactor. Laka organised a large party to celebrate that fact. Impression of this party held on Nov. 2 near the reactor.
(30 min./Dutch/11-1996) (Code:078/02)
Retrospective report about the blockade in Oct. 1981 of the dutch nuclear reactor at Dodewaard. An activist, a police officer (with regret) and the police commander in charge are looking back.
(10 min./Dutch/1-1998)(Code: 093/08)
DODEWAARD. DE SCHONE SLAAPSTER
(Dodewaard, the sleeping beauty)
This dutch reactor is shut down, but what is still going on in there? Journalist tries to find out, but nobody from the GKN (the operator) is willing to say something. Nice report with many old pictures.
(24 min./Dutch/7-2001)(Code: 130/02)
(Dodewaard nuclear power plant)
History program of regional tv. About the history of the first dutch power reactor; the construction, optimism, first troubles, oppositions and the large blockades in the early 80s,. Interviews with employees, politicians and activists (Laka). Reason for this retrospective: removal of last spent fuel from the reactor, closed in 1997.
(20 min./Dutch/4-2003)(Code: 136/01)
BORSSELE DICHT! 1987
(Shut down Borssele 1987)
Used for information-meetings for preparation of the Borssele blockade one year after Chernobyl. Interviews, actions, nuclear energy in general, etc.
(45 min./Dutch/2-1987)(Code: 001/01)
BORSSELE GAAT DICHT!
(Shut down Borssele!)
Interviews with organising committee (Marie-Jose, Ab, Jos) about the preparations for the “Chernobyl never Again” action April 1987 and report of an action at the Russian Embassy on March 9.
(12 minutes/Dutch/3-1987)(Code: 001/02)
(Highway blockade Zeeland)
Contingency-plans ridiculed at Borssele (Netherlands) due to playing official measurements at a sunny Sunday afternoon. The action makes clear that evacuation of the population in case of a serious accident will surely fail because of geographical circumstances (peninsula). Report of the action.
(30 min./Dutch/10-1987)(Code: 018/01)
IMPRESSIE BORSSELE DICHT! 1987
(Impressions of Close Borssele! 1987)
Report of the big 24hrs blockade action against the Borssele reactor one year after Chernobyl. Starts with painting of the main banner, building of the action camp and the blockades.
(32 min./Dutch/4-1987)(Code: 031/01)
TAART ETEN IN DEN HAAG: BORSSELE DICHT IN 1996?
(Celebration: Will Borssele be closed in 1996?)
Action Friends of the Earth (NL). Parliament decided not to subsidise upgrade of the Borssele reactor. This will mean most likely that it is too expensive to upgrade the reactor and it will be shut down in 1996 (soon it became clear that it wasn’t to be)
(32 min./Dutch/11-1994)(Code: 103/01)
BLOKKADE TRANSPORT BORSSELE
(Blockade of transport from Borssele)
First transport of spent fuel from the Dutch reactor to La Hague reprocessing plant since years. Dutch activists succeed in stopping the train and chain themselves to the tracks. (un-edited footage from the action)
(22 min./Dutch/1-2001)(Code: 124/01)
A program from NOS-Laat about illegal operation of the enrichment facility at Almelo, Netherlands. Raad van State (highest court) annihilated it's licence. Also attention for specific issues of the Dutch Nuclear Law.
(10 min./Dutch/5-1991)(Code: 013/05)
DE ROERIGE GESCHIEDENIS VAN URENCO
(The troubling history of the Urenco)
History program of regional tv. Retrospective of the history of dutch Urenco enrichment plant at Almelo. Main focus on the large demonstration in march 1978. Interviews with members of local council, old major, and old activists. Nice pictures, but not very well researched.
(17 min./Dutch/2-2002)(Code: 132/01)
ONDERZOEK BRENGT LICHT
(Research brings light)
Documentary from Cherry Duins about radioactive waste buried at the KEMA-site in Arnhem (Netherlands) and the death (leukaemia) of a child who played at the site.
(60 min./Dutch/4-1980)(Code: 032/02)
(Demolition of the NIKHEF complex)
Report on the NIKHEF-affair” people living in a old nuclear lab in the heart of Amsterdam (which has to be dismantled).. Laka was asked to do some measurements and found contamination. Neighbourhood is concerned, also because there are already rumours about deformed frogs since the late 1950s! All the raw unedited material for the report is also available.
(4+ 59 min./Dutch/8-1996) (Code: 107/02)
HFR AFVAL PROBLEEM
(HFR waste problem)
The High Flux Research Reactor at the ECN is not able to remove the spent fuel from the pools. Euratom/ECN still refuses to use Low-Enriched Uranium instead of High Enriched Uranium. Because of that the US, which demands such a change, does not accept the waste.. The HFR wants to store the waste at a facility at the COVRA meant for low level Waste and buy HEU in Russia.
(14 min./Dutch/10-1998)(Code: 113/02)
DE KIKKER AFFAIRE
(The Frog Affair)
Reports about deformed frogs in the waters near the NIKHEF complex in Amsterdam appear in 1957 for the first time. Since then residents fear the complex where nuclear research takes place and neutron accelerators are built. Is the mysterious ‘radiation’ the reason for the deformations and is it dangerous for children playing on the site?
(36 minutes/Dutch/1-1999)(Code: 143/01)