International Greenpeace activists and local antinuclear groups said Friday that two British ships carrying mixed uranium-plutonium fuel for nuclear power plants would likely dock at their offloading points on Sept. 27 and Sept. 30.

Shaun Burnie, research director for nuclear issues at Greenpeace International, said the 5,000 ton Pacific Pintail would dock in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, by Thursday, Sept. 30 at the earliest. It’s cargo is bound for a nuclear plant in Fukui.

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