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Impact assessment: Court orders fresh environment test for proposed nuclear plants

Date of Release: 
Dec 22 2014

The Sindh High Court (SHC) ordered on Monday that a fresh ‘environmental impact assessment (EIA)’ of the two proposed nuclear plants in Karachi be carried out according to the law.

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China increasing transparency on nuclear safety

Date of Release: 
Aug 7 2014

China will become more transparent in monitoring nuclear power plants in response to rising public awareness of nuclear safety, an environmental official said here on Thursday.

Starting this year, all of China's nuclear power plants will have their environmental impact assessment reports and safety analysis reports published online, said Zhao Yongkang, deputy director of the nuclear and radiation safety division under the Ministry of Environmental Protection.

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Indian Supreme Court asks government to explain nuclear plant liability waiver

Date of Release: 
Oct 4 2012

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Union government to explain whether an agreement with Russia to waive the civil liability in case of an accident at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant would have an impact on the exchequer.

“Any agreement in violation of statute or law is void,” said a Bench of Justices K.S. Radhakrishnan and Dipak Misra hearing a batch of petitions filed by anti-nuclear activists for a stay on the commissioning of the plant.

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