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Villagers in Ratnagiri swing between hope, despair and apathy as they continue their resistance against the Jaitapur nuclear power project, slated to be the world's biggest. In this photo: The fishing village of Sakhari Nate that is now at the forefront of the anti-Jaitapur agitation. (Satish Bate/HT)

​Was Jaitapur site given clearance without conclusive studies, asks Greenpeace

Latest January 24, 2016 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

There are close to 16 fault lines near the Jaitapur nuclear project site, according to a 2006 Geological Survey of India. While the project has been given an ‘in-principle’ site approval, and the preliminary construction has already started at the site, the report commissioned by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) in 2002 has been under review for 10 years now.