Koodankulam protesters demand white paper via IBN Live

CHENNAI: Citing divergent views on the safety features of the Russian reactors being set up at Koodankulam in Tamil Nadu, a group protesting the nuclear power project Saturday reiterated its demand a white paper on it.

“Different authorities are voicing various views. The other day, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam certified the reactors are totally safe,” M. Pushparayan, member of the state committee of People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) and convenor of the Coastal People’s Federation told IANS.

“The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) said additional safety features for all reactors including the ones at Koodankulam is being considered. We want a white paper on the Koodankulam project,” he added.

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