Jaitapur nuclear: project A false promise

Video-Beschreibung von newsxlive – 12.07.2011

Even before the Jaitapur nuclear project can get off the ground. It appears to be still born. NewsX has exclusive access to documents that prove India’s Nuclear Power Corporation has been lying all along about the financing available for the controversial nuclear plant.

DNA – Jul 13, 2011

Congressmen try to stop Jaitapur meet, caned

Two days after disrupting the annual meeting of several NGOs in Ratnagiri, Congress goons struck again on Tuesday, when CPI (M) general secretary Prakash Karat and CPI leader D Raja visited the project-affected areas of the proposed 9,900 MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP). …

Times Of India – Jul 13, 2011

Reactors for Jaitapur have been tested: AEC ex-chief

MUMBAI: Former Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman Anil Kakodkar has stated that the French-made Areva European pressurized reactors, which India plans to import for the Jaitapur nuclear power project in Ratnagiri district, were tested. „It is wrong to say that they were untested reactors. They are based on previous reactor experience,“ he asserted, while pointing out that other countries were constructing similar reactors. …

livemint.com – the wall street journal – Jul 8 2011

Areva’s local partners to provide 40-50% of material, services

Mumbai: Indian partners in the 9,900 mega watt (MW) nuclear power park Areva SA is developing in Jaitapur, Maharashtra, will contribute material and services to the extent of 40-50% of the costs for the first two reactors, a top executive of the French firm said.