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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.

Koodankulam: Troubles in the Reactor Even before Commissioning?

Koodankulam: Troubles in the Reactor Even before Commissioning?

Koodankulam, Nuclear Safety March 27, 2013 at 2:00 am 1 comment

The latest media report on Koodankulam brings some disturbing news, about both the reactors and the nuclear journalism in India.

PURE INSANITY: Fuel-Loading in Koodankulam’s Faulty Reactor Pressure Vessel

PURE INSANITY: Fuel-Loading in Koodankulam’s Faulty Reactor Pressure Vessel

Koodankulam, Nuclear Safety August 11, 2012 at 11:33 am 0 comments

The Belgian nuclear regulator has found a crack in the Reactor Pressure Vessel (RPV) of Deol-3 reactor. Likewise, there have been dialogues between the governments of Austria and Czech Republic on the safety of VVER-1000 RPV at Temlin in Czech Republic. But the nuclear establishment in India is playing its dangerous games on the lives of 300 million people in peninsular India and Sri Lanka with an obsolete technology.

Belgium shuts down nuclear reactor over suspected vessel cracking

Belgium shuts down nuclear reactor over suspected vessel cracking

Nuclear Safety, Radiation and Health August 11, 2012 at 8:25 am 0 comments

Belgium has temporarily shut down one of its seven nuclear power plants after the country’s atomic energy regulator FANC discovered “several anomalies,” including possible cracks, in the vessel containing the reactor’s core, casting doubt over the government’s plan to keep it open until 2022.