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Mounting apprehensions regarding techno-economic feasibility of EPRs: Shankar Sharma’s Letter to the DAE

Mounting apprehensions regarding techno-economic feasibility of EPRs: Shankar Sharma’s Letter to the DAE

16 July 2020 To The Secretary Department of Atomic Energy, New Delhi Dr. Jitendra Singh MOS, PMO, New Delhi Honorable Prime Minister Govt. of India, New Delhi Dear Sirs, Greetings from Sagar, Western Ghats, Karnataka. May I draw your kind attention to the latest French Auditor’s report, as in the newsRead More

Radioactive New Mexico: ‘Trinity’ to Now [Watch Webinar]

Radioactive New Mexico: ‘Trinity’ to Now [Watch Webinar]

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On Monday, July 13, 2020, Tina Cordova, a founder of the Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium, and Joni Arends, Director of Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety, shared their struggles to get compensation and health care for victims of the July 16, 1945, Trinity A-bomb test in Alamogordo, New Mexico, and discussed the radioactive waste disposal problems faced by New Mexicans. This webinar was hosted by Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, US Section, Disarm Committee, and by Vermont Physicians for Social Responsibility and the Vermont International Film Festival. Robin Lloyd of WILPF US and John Reuwer of VT PSR and VTIFF.org were moderators.

Cyber Vulnerability of Kudankulam Nuclear Plant: Risks More Pronounced than the Current Episode Reveals

Cyber Vulnerability of Kudankulam Nuclear Plant: Risks More Pronounced than the Current Episode Reveals

Kumar Sundaram | The NPCIL must come clear on the larger issue of suppliers and systems involved in the KKNPP. Transparency is a pre-requisite when the safety of millions of Indian citizens is at stake. Also, the foreign control of crucial infrastructure is an important aspect that simply cannot be ignored.

DAE’s latest tall and hollow claim: 20,000 MW of nuclear power in India over next decade

DAE’s latest tall and hollow claim: 20,000 MW of nuclear power in India over next decade

Shankar Sharma | The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) seems to get a strange satisfaction in continuing to make such tall claims again and again. Such a tall claim is not the first of its kind. It has been happening since the 1960s.