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Kudankulam Safety Responsibility of AERB & BARC #mustread

2-10-2012 KUDANKULAM NUCLEAR PLANT SAFETY AERB & BARC RESPONSIBLE. MoEF, CPCB, SPCB MINIMAL FORMAL ROLE. ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS: The National Environment Policy, 2006 sets human beings at the centre of sustainable development. People are entitled to a healthy and productive life in harmony with nature. The object of environmental governance is to be achieved by application …

Radiation leaks news in the last one year

When news like Fukushima hits, people start thinking of nuclear radiation leaks. Then, mistakenly, they imagine that risk from radiation is a very rare thing. While accidents on such a scale are rare, radiation leaks in themselves are not. For one, every running nuclear plant is already venting “acceptable amounts” of radiation into the environment …

Silence on Research

Percentage of time devoted to rural news on TV

s I was going through the flood of news on Fukushima, there was a conspiracy theory that the mysterious and highly radioactive black substance being found in many places was actually a decontamination experiment. It was a wild theory, but it caught people’s imagination, because of the discovery of radiotropic fungi at Chernobyl being discussed earlier. These …