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Indian Government Responds to Nuclear Protests

April 24th, 2011
in econ_news

Bowing to public pressure to the growing opposition to 9,900 MW Nuclear Plant in Mahrasthra , the Indian, Union Environment Minister, Mr. Jairam Ramesh wants the Government to review the Nuclear power option. more »

India: Nuclear Plant Opposition Grows

April 19th, 2011
in econ_news

Opposition is growing against building the world's largest nuclear plant in the Ratnagiri region of India. Some of the concerns: the locals do not want as they fear that their livelihood through fishing and mango farming will vanish; environmental experts say it is one of the most bio diverse region on earth; and geologists are worried that it is proposed to be built on seismically active zones. more »

Japan Raises Nuclear Crisis to Top Level

April 12th, 2011
in econ_news

The crisis level for the damaged nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant has been raised to level 7.  This is the highest level defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency and is the same classification given to the Chernobyl disaster. more »

Indian Nuclear Plant Plans Opposed

April 11th, 2011
in econ_news

Attempts of the Indian government to add a major electrical power plant to support the nation's rapidly growing economy are meeting stiffened opposition. more »

Japanese Meltdown: Dumping 11,500 Tons of Radioactive Water into the Sea?

April 4th, 2011
in econ_news

The owner of the stricken Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear complex might be forced to release 11,500 tons of radioactive water into the Pacific on Tuesday. Put in perspective - this is equilavent to six hundred 18 wheeled fuel tanker trucks seen on the USA roadways. more »




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