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Jaitapur Media Briefing

Publication | 6 December, 2010 at 14:39

The French nuclear industry, supported by a group of European commercial banks , plans to build two European Pressurised Reactors (EPRs) in India. Jaitapur in Maharastra state, one of the only parts of the Indian coast classed as a ‘high risk’...

Stop radioactive investments: India to build nuclear reactors in earthquake zone with...

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 6 December, 2010 1 comment

© Nicolas Chauveau / Greenpeace As French president Nicholas Sarkozy visits India in his role as salesman for the nuclear industry , Greenpeace activists today visited the headquarters of France’s BNP Paribas bank to tell it to...

Protest mounts against earthquake prone nuke plant

Blog entry by Karuna Raina | 20 May, 2011

Since its earliest stages, the proposed Nuclear Power Plant at Jaitapur has faced concerned opposition from local people who clearly recognised the inherent risks that the Indian government appeared to be ignoring. With the proposed...

Nuclear follies: ignoring radiation ownership and ignoring earthquake risks

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 28 November, 2011

It never ceases to amaze us how far the nuclear industry will go to ignore its responsibilities, or to avoid protecting the public from the risks of radiation. Two new entries in the nuclear follies scrapbook demonstrate. Folly one:...

Let's make sure HSBC and BNP Paribas get the message - no more Fukushimas

Blog entry by Laura K. | 11 May, 2011 41 comments

Thousands of e-mails are already being sent to HSBC and BNP Paribas international board members asking them to withdraw their finance and support from the Jaitapur nuclear project. Building what will be the world's biggest nuclear...

Banking on the next Fukushima

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 11 May, 2011 4 comments

Kumi Naidoo and Nuclear Campaigner Yannick Rousselet protest the passage of a train carrying nuclear waste. Image: Pierre Gleizes Two months after the devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan our thoughts are with those who...

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