Is the UN report underplaying Fukushima?

Modi on a nuclear shopping spree

Kumar Sundaram | It appears that India's anachronistic push for nuclear energy in the face of global shift away from nuclear power after Fukushima is evidently independent of any domestic regime change and reflects the consensus of the ruling elite to use its own people's lives and ecological risks as a bargain chip at the international stage.

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The International Physicians’ analysis is severely critical of UNSCEAR’s current report which echoes its 2013 Fukushima review and press release that said, “It is unlikely to be able to attribute any health effects in the future among the general public and the vast majority of workers.”

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A Report by VT Padmanabhan, R. Ramesh, V Pugazhendi, Raminder Kaur, Joseph Makolil To sum up, firstly, the official accident investigation team’s observation that the unit was closed down for maintenance is not true. Secondly, the team’s observation that the injured workers were doing maintenance work is also impossible, as the reactor was critical for more than six hours. Thirdly, the total skin surface area involved and the severity of injuries indicate that the causes of injuries could not have been ‘65-70 degree Celsius stagnant water spilling out from a valve’.
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