Nuclear Issues – Updates on 14 April 2012

1) Iran and world powers set for nuclear talks: No breakthroughs expected in Istanbul, but diplomats say there is hope that substantive issues will be discussed. Link: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2012/04/20124141717569538.html

2. Jaitapur Plant Site Safest in World: Declares Maharashtra state Govt. Do you Believe that??? Keen to set up 9,900 MW nuclear power plant at Jaitapur, which is facing opposition from various quarters, the Maharashtra Government today said the proposed project site in Konkan region is the “safest” in the world. Link: http://news.outlookindia.com/items.aspx?artid=759550

3. Stop the nuclear industry welfare programme. After 60 years, the taxpayer should not continue to subsidise multibillion-dollar corporations in the nuclear energy sector. Link: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/apr/13/nuclear-industry-us-welfare

4. Notice issued on suit challenging Jaitapur n-plant. The Bombay High Court Thursday issued notice to the government, Nuclear Power Corporation of India and others in a public suit challenging the proposed 9,900-MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project coming up in Ratnagiri in Maharashtra. Link: http://zeenews.india.com/news/maharashtra/notice-issued-on-suit-challenging-jaitapur-n-plant_769778.html

 

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