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Mithi Virdi Nuclear Plant: Experts pick holes in enviornment report

DNA, Ahmedabad, 8 March 2013 Ahmedabad: Experts are already questioning the environment impact assessment (EIA) of the proposed 6000-MW nuclear power plant at Mithi Virdi in Bhavnagar prepared by Engineers India Limited. Why has the report not mentioned the water bodies… Continue Reading →

Public walk out of hearing for Mithi Virdi nuclear power project

Ankur Paliwal down to earth 2013-3-5 Residents say public hearing was illegal and organised without a proper rehabilitation plan for the project-affected Photo: Ankur Paliwal People of villages to be affected by the proposed Mithi Virdi nuclear power project in… Continue Reading →

Activists send notice to Union forest minister over public hearing

Indian Express, Ahmedabad, 5 March 2013 Activists have sent legal notices to various authorities, including Minister of Environment & Forests Jayanthi Natarajan, for proceeding with the public hearing for the Mithi Virdi nuclear power plant even as the consultant for… Continue Reading →

GPCB did not verify envt impact of Mithi Virdi, say activists

DNA,  March 2013 Activists protesting the Environmental Public Hearing (EPH) to be conducted by Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) in connection with the 6,000 MW nuclear power plant at Mithi Virdi in Bhavnagar district met GPCB officials on Saturday. The… Continue Reading →

#Guajarat- Mithi Virdi N-plant environment impact assessment report ignores plight of project affect

February 28, 2013 Sreedhar By Ashok Shrimali*  In an authoritative move, top environmentalist-scientist R Sreedhari, managing trustee of the Environics Trust, Mines, Minerals and People (MM&P), has asked Union environment and forests minister Jayanthi Natarajan to urgently cancel the environmental… Continue Reading →

#India- Draft approval for new Indian nuclear site #WTFnews

  28 January 2013 A new six-unit nuclear power plant at Mithi Virdi in Gujarat will be “environmentally benign and sustainable” while benefitting the region both economically and socially, said a draft assessment on behalf of the proposing company. The… Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to the People of Russia- from Million of Indian Citizens

May 16, 2012   People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) Idinthakarai & P. O. 627 104 Tirunelveli District Tamil Nadu, India koodankulam@yahoo.com pushparayan@gmail.com An Open Letter to the People of Russia Dear Sisters and Brothers of Russia: Greetings! We, several millions of… Continue Reading →

Immediate Release—-MoEF Rejects Forest Clearance to Kalu Dam in Maharshtra

  MMRDA, KIDC and Mah Govt has a lot to answer for   In a significant decision, on the 2nd April 2012, the Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) of the Ministry of Environment and Forests rejected granting Forest Clearance to Kalu Dam, coming up in the Western… Continue Reading →

Minister stops fresh Vedanta bid to mine Niyamgiri hills

NEW DELHI, ET, 18TH April: Environment and forests minister Jayanthi Natarajan nixed yet another attempt by Vedanta to get Niyamgiri bauxite mines in Odisha that Rahul Gandhi had stood up against, saving the Congress and its scion some blushes. On Tuesday, she ordered that… Continue Reading →

Protest brewing in Kovvada a la Kudankulam

HYDERABAD, January 21, 2012 Y. Mallikarjun Land acquisition for nuclear plant in A.P. faces stiff resistance It is the same old story of development versus displacement and the haplessness of the infirm against the might of the state. With the Indo-U.S…. Continue Reading →

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