[ RadSafe ] Some extracts from the judgment of India's supreme court on setting up Kudankulam Nuclear power plant

David Lee davidleesafe at gmail.com
Sat May 11 23:10:22 CDT 2013

What is VVER reactor?

On Sat, May 11, 2013 at 7:20 PM, parthasarathy k s <ksparth at yahoo.co.uk>wrote:

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> Friends,
> Recently, India's Supreme Court delivered its judgment in favor of setting
> nuclear power reactors at Kudankulam, India. This judgment covered several
> appeal petitions filed against the judgments of High Courts.The judgment
> offered a shot in the arm of India's government owned nuclear power
> corporation. Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant will have six NPPS of  VVER
> type of 1000MWe each. The construction of two reactors are complete.
> Commissioning of the first unit is progressing well and is expected to go
> critical soon.
> The judgment is significant; the commissioning of the first reactor was
> delayed by nearly an year because of  a massive protest movement organized
> by People's Movement against Nuclear Energy (PMANE), a local anti nuclear
> group. Some extracts from the 247 page judgment may be accessed at:
> http://ksparth.blogspot.in/2013/05/some-extracts-from-supreme-court.html
> Regards
> Parthasarathy
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