Police use water cannons against anti-nuclear protestors in Laase near Gorleben, Germany, November 28, 2011. The controversial shipment of 11 Castor containers with spent German nuclear fuel reprocessed in France, will be loaded onto trucks in Dannenberg before its final transportation to the nearby intermediate storage facility in the northern Germany village of Gorleben.
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French CRS riot police clash with anti-nuclear demonstrators during a protest in Lieusaint near Valognes, France, November 23, 2011 as protesters try to enter on the tracks before the departure of the train convoy of CASTOR containers which carry radioactive nuclear waste. The train convoy is scheduled to leave Valognes today for the interim nuclear waste storage facility in the northern German village of Gorleben.
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An anti-nuclear scarecrow stands next to mock barrels piled up in order to protest against the castor container tranport of nuclear waste to an interim storage facility in Gorleben, northern Germany, on November 20, 2011 in Metzingen near Gorleben. According to Greenpeace and the French nuclear phaseout initiative, eleven castors containing nuclear waste will leave the freight station in Valognes, western France, a day earlyer than expected, on Wednesday, November 23, 2011, to be transported to the deposit in Gorleben.
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