Daily Archives: 2011/10/15

Protests rise over Kudankulam; scientists’ entry prevented via The Hindu

Stepping up their protest against the Kudankulam nuclear power plant, agitators on Thursday staged a roadblock in front of the plant site, preventing entry of scientists and workers into the complex. The protest hitherto confined to fast took a new … Continue reading

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Post-Fukushima, France breaks silence on nuclear safety via The Hindu

For a country as given to debate and argument as France, there has been a deafening silence surrounding the choice of nuclear as the prime source of energy. With a population of 62 million, France boasts 59 nuclear reactors — … Continue reading

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Australia, India in talks for uranium sale: Report via The Hindu

MELBOURNE, OCT 13: Australia and India are in a secret “dialogue” to allow the sale of uranium to New Delhi despite Canberra’s declared policy of opposing sales to non-NPT signatories, a media report claimed today. “Opening up uranium sales to … Continue reading

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One-day anti-nuke fast turns into 72-hour strike at Idinthakarai via The Hindu

The one-day token fast observed by the anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project protesters at Idinthakarai on Sunday has been converted into a 72-hour-long hunger strike “to condemn the Central Government’s adamant attitude” in rejecting the Tamil Nadu Cabinet’s recent resolution pertaining … Continue reading

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Over 7,000 people observe fast against nuclear project via The Economic Times

TIRUNELVELI (TN): Breaking the brief truce, more than 7,000 people today observed a token fast against the Koodankulam nuclear power plant (KNPP) and vowed to intensify the struggle if the government did not scrap it. The renewed protest comes two days … Continue reading

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In Quest for Power, Nuclear Is a Disunifying Force via The New York Times

BRUSSELS — Pooling energy — in the form of coal — was a foundation for European unity in the early 1950s. But in their quest for energy security and low-carbon growth, members of the present-day European Union seem anything but unified. The … Continue reading

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1号機建屋内で依然高い放射線量 via NHK

東京電力が、福島第一原子力発電所1号機で原子炉建屋の内部をロボットで調べた結果、1時間当たり4700ミリシーベルトという極めて高い値の放射線量が測定されました。 続きは1号機建屋内で依然高い放射線量

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原発事故直後の解析資料公開 via NHK

東京電力福島第一原子力発電所の事故直後に国から依頼を受けて研究機関が解析した資料が公開され、核燃料が溶け落ちるメルトダウンが起きた場合、原子炉を覆う格納容器の底をどこまで侵食するかなど深刻な事態が検証されていたことが分かりました。 続きは原発事故直後の解析資料公開

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IAEA team: limit decontamination via The Japan Times Online

A research team from the International Atomic Energy Agency submitted a report to the government Friday that commends Japan’s decontamination efforts but suggests that attempting to remove radiation from every affected area would be counterproductive. In short, they said trying … Continue reading

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