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Nuclear Safety in India in Jeopardy, Govt Must Halt Further Expansion: Former Regulator

Nuclear Safety in India in Jeopardy, Govt Must Halt Further Expansion: Former Regulator

Dr. A Gopalakrishnan | An overall evaluation of the status of the Indian civilian nuclear power sector, and the government’s uncertain future plans, do cause a great deal of concern for the welfare of the country and the safety of our people. Therefore, it is best to freeze all plans for the further expansion of this sector until Parliament and the public are provided full details of the government’s intentions and rationale and a national consensus is reached.

The Device Assembly Facility at the Nevada Test Site, where the Godiva device is housed. NNSS.gov

More than 30 US nuclear experts inhale uranium: think-tank exposes series of mishaps in Nevada

Nuclear Negligence examines safety weaknesses at U.S. nuclear weapon sites operated by corporate contractors. The Center for Public Integrity’s 4-part probe, based on contractor and government reports and officials involved in bomb-related work, revealed unpublicized accidents at nuclear weapons facilities, including some that caused avoidable radiation exposures. It also discovered that the penalties imposed by the government for these errors were typically small, relative to the tens of millions of dollars the NNSA gives to each of the contractors annually in pure profit.

Hanford Tunnel Collapse and the Future of the Nuclear Industry

Hanford Tunnel Collapse and the Future of the Nuclear Industry

Harvey Wasserman | The collapse of a tunnel at the massive nuclear waste dump at Hanford, Washington, 200 miles east of Seattle, has sent shock waves through a nuclear power industry already in the process of a global collapse.

India Must Black-list French Nuclear Suppliers: Former Power Secretary writes after Exposé in France

India Must Black-list French Nuclear Suppliers: Former Power Secretary writes after Exposé in France

Jaitapur November 23, 2016 at 5:14 pm 9 comments

Dr EAS Sarma | These are serious matters on which DAE and NPCIL cannot afford to feign ignorance and pretend that the public here in India would never come to know about these developments. DAE, presided over by the Prime Minister (PM) himself, has the moral obligation to get at the root of this problem and inform the public about the magnitude of the peoblem and the corrective action taken.