AP1000 reactors injurious to India’s Nuclear health?

The import of Westinghouse built AP 1000 nuclear reactors would make India a perpetual slave of the US nuclear industry. “Our time tested pressurised heavy water reactor PHWR programme will come to a standstill. The 2008 Indo-US nuclear agreement  has already sabotaged the prospect of the 500 MW Fast Breeder Reactor at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu which should have been commissioned in 2009,” said Neelakantan.The US nuclear reactor industry is in a state of paralysis because of lack of demand from domestic sector. Stringent waste management and safety regulations like the Nuclear Waste Administration Act of 2013 has made it mandatory for reactor operators to have repositories  for storing nuclear waste

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