Nuclear Accidents

Accident in the Madras Atomic Power Station Unit 1 – Report by Dr. V. Pugazhenthi

Accident in the Madras Atomic Power Station Unit 1 – Report by Dr. V. Pugazhenthi

Nuclear Accidents in India April 6, 2018 at 12:07 pm 1 comment

Unit 1 of the Madras Atomic Power Station remains shut down since 30th March 2018, because of a radiation leak, the source of which has not been identified till today. The officials have not found the source of this leak so far. This radiation leak has become an immanent danger to the workers of the power plant and the people who are living around it. Dr.V.Pugazhenthi, a physician living in Sadurangapattinam near Kalpakkam describes this event and the possible consequences of such an event; he also discusses in this video presentation, the means by which this problem could be overcome.

Interview with S P Udayakumar: on the anniversary of nuclear accident in Three Miles Island

Interview with S P Udayakumar: on the anniversary of nuclear accident in Three Miles Island

Nuclear Accidents in India March 29, 2018 at 10:11 am 0 comments

We interviewed Dr. S P Udayakumar, leader of the People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy(PMANE) who is spearheading the anti-nuclear agitation in Koodankulam, about his personal reminiscense of the nuclear accident in Three Miles Island in United states in 1979, its impact on the nuclear debate and the ongoing problems with the Koodankulam nuclear power project.

Evacuation in Nuclear Disasters: Lessons from Fukushima and Beyond

Evacuation in Nuclear Disasters: Lessons from Fukushima and Beyond

Ian Fairlie | The experiences of Japanese evacuees after Fukushima discussed above are distressing to read. Their experiences were terrible, so much so that it requires Governments of large cities with nearby NPPs to reconsider their own situations and to address the question… what would happen if radioactive fallout heavily contaminated large areas of their city and required millions of residents to leave for long periods of time, eg several decades?

The green Energy Revolution After Fukushima: A Must-Watch Animation

The green Energy Revolution After Fukushima: A Must-Watch Animation

The green Energy Revolution After Fukushima: A Must-Watch Animation