A Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice AM Khanwilkar on Monday directed Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to file an affidavit on the compliance of the directions issued by the apex court in the 2013 judgment on G Sunderrajan v. UOI, pertaining to the setting up of a nuclear power plant in the South-Eastern tip of India, at Kudankulam in the State of Tamil Nadu, as well as for the construction of the Away From Reactor (AFR) facility for storage of the nuclear waste.

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The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced on March 26, 2018 that in February 2017 LaCrosseSolutions had spilled 400 gallons of radioactively contaminated water directly into the Mississippi River. The NRC announcement also noted that there was a risk to public health from the spill, although the way the La Crosse Tribune reported it was: “The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says there was little risk to public health.”

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Detention and prevention of activists from participating in public meeting on ‘uranium mining impacts’ at Kadapa, Unlawful and Undemocratic. UCIL-BARC must come clean on its operations and ensure that all its activities are subject to strict environmental and legal regulations

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If a nuclear weapon explodes over New Delhi with Pashchim Vihar as its epicentre, there will be 450,306 fatalities and 1,258,004 injuries, claims this interactive online map created by Alex Wellerstein, an historian of nuclear weapons and an Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies at the Stevens Institute of Technology.

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Mowdud Rahman | It is of course not too late. There is still scope for the government abandon its deceptive strategy and design a people and environment friendly power sector plan. Power sector still can be self-reliant and serve the people’s interest.

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Unit 1 of the Madras Atomic Power Station remains shut down since 30th March 2018, because of a radiation leak, the source of which has not been identified till today. The officials have not found the source of this leak so far. This radiation leak has become an immanent danger to the workers of the power plant and the people who are living around it. Dr.V.Pugazhenthi, a physician living in Sadurangapattinam near Kalpakkam describes this event and the possible consequences of such an event; he also discusses in this video presentation, the means by which this problem could be overcome.

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