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"Jaitatpur power plant" a threat to the environment. Comments plz.

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Asked by jag, 07 Jan '11 08:47 am
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The JPP project got environmental clearance on November 28 hurriedly to please French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who visited India from December 4-7. The nuclear reactors would be designed and developed by AREVA, a French company. Prior to this on October 29, more than 3,000 villagers courted arrest after an agitation. It appears that the preparations for Sarkozy occupied the Union Cabinet so much that it failed to consult the secretaries of ministries/departments of the government of India on the ramifications in terms of liability from the proposed nuclear plant. The citizens of Maharashtra and India are demanding answers to questions regarding approval, rehabilitation and land acquisition, costs, radioactive byproducts, reprocessing of spent fuel and disposal of radioactive wastes and civil nuclear liability limits that remains unaddressed. It must be answered by the Indian government. It is widely felt that it is a Vedanta and Posco kind of clearance given in haste to be repented i ...more
Answered by sumati gayki, 07 Jan '11 08:53 am

 
  
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Off course it will be a threat, just where is the heat that will be generated during the course of electricity generation going to disperse? certainly only 2 possibilities exist- either in the atmosphere or the coastal sea waters. when this heat is going to be released for the first time in the region (Remember there never was such a thing here before) it is bound to result in change of climate here & this in turn is going to affect the principal money earner, mangoes cashews & fishing.
Answered by canaqa, 07 Jan '11 09:39 am

 
  
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