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Kao Cheng-yan (Chinese: 高成炎; pinyin: Gāo Chéngyán; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ko Sêng-iām) is an activist and founding chair of the Green Party Taiwan and a member of the Taiwan Environmental Protection Union. He was a Taiwan independence activist during his student years in the United States. He ran for the Legislative Yuan on a Green Party ticket in 1998 and 2001 but failed to gain a seat.
He opposes the completion of the Lungmen Nuclear Power Plant, leading the campaign to gather more than 120,000 signatures in order to add a referendum to the national ballot. His opposition to nuclear power dates back to 1979.
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