EIA & Nuclear

‘Strategic’ nuclear plants may no longer require green clearance

‘Strategic’ nuclear plants may no longer require green clearance

October 18, 2021 at 2:43 pm 0 comments

The government is looking to free up the environmental clearance process for strategic nuclear power projects from the purview of the union environment ministry in view of the high confidentiality and national security interests involved.

How India is engineering nuclear landscapes through charades of green clearance

How India is engineering nuclear landscapes through charades of green clearance

September 1, 2021 at 4:06 am 0 comments

Sonali Huria | The Leaflet On December 15, 2018, a public hearing got underway amid strong armed police presence and public protests for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the proposed extension of the Kaiga Nuclear Power Plant (Units 5 and 6). While in-principle approval for the setting up of 2×700 MWe PHWRsRead More

Nuking Narmada: Uprooting lives and compounding climate crisis impacts

Nuking Narmada: Uprooting lives and compounding climate crisis impacts

April 14, 2021 at 10:34 pm 0 comments

Kumar Sundaram | The Ecologist

The building of the proposed Chutka nuclear plant in the tribal-dominated Mandla district in central India will mean the local population will be displaced – for the second time. It will also contribute to global greenhouse gas emissions. Faced with injustice and threats to their safety and livelihoods, villagers have started a two-month long campaign.

India: Nuclear and environmental dissent is a crime

India: Nuclear and environmental dissent is a crime

January 5, 2021 at 10:56 pm 0 comments

Kumar Sundaram | The Ecologist

In modern India any form of dissent from the neoliberal corporate model of development is being criminalised. Opponents of nuclear power, coal mines, GMOs, giant dams, are all under attack, labeled ‘enemies of the state’ and a threat to economic growth.

EIA 2020 a pretext for Uranium mining in Meghalaya: Khasi Students’ Union

EIA 2020 a pretext for Uranium mining in Meghalaya: Khasi Students’ Union

July 25, 2020 at 1:51 am 0 comments

It is an attempt to mine uranium in Meghalaya: KSU