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Dubious The government has maintained unusual silence over people’s apprehensions over the plant

Koodankulam: KKNPP Must Tell the Whole Truth and the Director Must Go

Koodankulam October 20, 2014 at 6:11 pm 0 comments

The turbine of the first unit at the KKNPP is said to have developed some major problem. Although the first unit attained criticality in July 2013, it has not begun commercial operation yet even after 15 months of its erratic functioning. Even before starting its commercial operations “the world class third generation plant” is on the blink. It is ironic that the Department of Atomic Energy, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited, KKNPP and scores of pro-government scientists have been issuing “the best and the safest” certification to this project for the past three years.

PMANE Statement on the International Day Against Nuclear Tests, August 29 2013

PMANE Statement on the International Day Against Nuclear Tests, August 29 2013

Nuclear Disarmament August 29, 2013 at 11:21 am 0 comments

The People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) commemorates the International Day Against Nuclear Tests on August 29, 2013 by demanding the government of India to sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) and the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and to undertake a pledge not to conduct any more nuclear tests in India.

Koodankulam: Not a Closed Chapter

Koodankulam: Not a Closed Chapter

Featured, Koodankulam July 22, 2013 at 10:49 pm 0 comments

The government has brushed aside opposition to the plant by arguing that because Rs 17,000 crore have already been spent on the reactor, it has to be commissioned so that the investment already made is not wasted. This is hardly an acceptable argument when the project in question is a nuclear power plant.

PMANE responds to AERB’s clearance to Koodankulam, calls it undemocratic

PMANE responds to AERB’s clearance to Koodankulam, calls it undemocratic

In a true democracy, the reports must be shared with the petitioner and with the larger public and must be debated openly and earnestly. But this AERB Clearance defies the spirit of democracy. Welcome to the Nuclear Republic of India!