Press Release : Bangalore : 28th October 2015 Central Information Commission directs MoEF& Karnataka Government to make public information on military-industrial-nuclear complex proposed at Challakere, Chitradurga Dt., Karnataka Slams and fines Ministry for denying information and misleading public Environment Support Group filed a Public Interest Litigation in the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) questioning... Continue Reading →
The proposed 6000 MW nuclear power plant at Mithivirdi, Gujarat has come under the scrutiny of the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and has requested the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) to reassess environment impact of the project. The panel found the present environment impact assessment (EIA) report lacking... Continue Reading →
Here is the video link of one of the speeches during the People's Parliament against Nuclear Power held on 4th March, 2014 at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi http://youtu.be/Bph8IkSC4rI
Press statement: No more Fukushimas! No to Nuclear Power Plants, No to Nuclear arms... Peoples Parliament against Nuclear Power ... successfully held at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi on the 4th March 2014 from 10 am onwards. To read the press release click on the media file here: File0001 Here are some pictures from the daylong People's... Continue Reading →
Nuclear Issues: News Updates on 29 November 2013 1. ‘Power from Jaitapur N-plant will not cost more than Rs 6.5/unit’: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/cost-of-jaitapur-nuclear-plant-will-be-not-more-than-rs-65unit/article5401446.ece?ref=sliderNews 2. Allow to set up N-plants at thermal power plant sites: AEC: http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/allow-to-set-up-n-plants-at-thermal-power-plant-sites-aec-113112800924_1.html 3. Kudankulam blast: Locals blame ‘refugees’ from other village: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/kudankulam-blast-locals-blame--refugees--from-other-village/1200419/ 4. Kudankulam activists extend support to AAP in Delhi polls: http://twocircles.net/2013nov28/kudankulam_activists_extend_support_aap_delhi_polls.html 5. Anti-nuke protesters booked in connection with explosion: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/antinuke-protesters-booked-in-connection-with-explosion/article5396738.ece
Anti-nuclear activists at Kudankulam have clarified that they have nothing to do with the Tuesday blast in a village in the Kudankulam district of Tamil Nadu. There occurred a blast at a house in the Tsunami Colony, which is 1.5 kms away from Idinthakarai village. There has been a vehement rivalry between two groups belonging to... Continue Reading →
Mr. Uthayakumar, head of the anti-nuclear People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE), his associates Pushparayan, Mukilan and 'others' have been booked under different sections of Indian Pemal Code and Explosive Substances Act. They have been booked for offences including culpable homicide not amounting to murder and criminal conspiracy among others. http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/activist-booked-over-blast-near-kudankulam-plant/article1-1156193.aspx
Seven Swedish and two Norwegian Greenpeace activists were fined by a district court Thursday for entering a Swedish nuclear plant to expose alleged security flaws. The five men and four women were given fines ranging from 5,000 to 25,000 kronor (570 to 2,850 euros, $775 to $3,875). AFP: Greenpeace activists fined for Swedish nuclear plant protest.
Finally, the Atomic Energy Commission has conceded that unit-1 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu had some serious technical problems and certain components had to be replaced. via â€˜Kudankulam N-plant had technical snagsâ€™.