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Gujarat N-power plant: top panel orders revision of environmental report citing poor radioactive data

Gujarat N-power plant: top panel orders revision of environmental report citing poor radioactive data

Latest October 7, 2014 at 3:58 pm 0 comments

In an important breather to farmers of Bhavnagar district of Gujarat protesting against the proposed nuclear power plant near Mithi Virdi on South Saurashtra coast, the Expert Appraisal Committee (Nuclear) of the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has asked the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to “revise” and “resubmit” its Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) report of the project, as it lacks clarify on a large number of issues. The panel, simultaneously, criticized the NPCIL for an important delay – for taking three long years to submit proposal for environmental clearance following “site clearance” of the project by the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB).

‘Taiwan might be the next Fukushima’

‘Taiwan might be the next Fukushima’

Latest October 4, 2014 at 7:46 pm 0 comments

While activists from all over Asia converged in Taipei recently for the No Nukes Asia Forum 2014, the Taiwanese govt extended the license for the NPP-1, just 20 kms from Taipei. Taiwan witnessed massive people’s protest early this year. DiaNuke.org interviewed Ada Chou in this context –

Nuclear restart in Japan: joint statement from people’s organisations opposing the NRA decision

Nuclear restart in Japan: joint statement from people’s organisations opposing the NRA decision

Joint Statement Protesting Nuclear Regulatory Authority’s Draft Approval of Sendai Nuclear Power Plant’s Conformation to New Nuclear Regulatory Standards

Disingenuous Diplomacy to Push Forward BJP’s Nuclear Policy: A Rejoinder to Rakesh Sood

Disingenuous Diplomacy to Push Forward BJP’s Nuclear Policy: A Rejoinder to Rakesh Sood

Latest, Nuclear Liability July 3, 2014 at 4:35 pm 0 comments

Sukla sen In his Agenda for nuclear diplomacy1, the author, Rakesh Sood, has rather intriguingly tied up two different issues together. But before taking that up, let’s look into the claim made by the author right at the very beginning of his article: “On June 22, the Narendra Modi government announcedRead More