Protest against NPCIL decision to dump spent nuke fuels in Kolar mines

NPCIL had said no danger would be caused by the spent fuel from Kudankulam nuclear reactor

Several organisations and political outfits in Kolar have strongly opposed the centres decision to dump the spent fuel from the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu in the now defunct in Karnataka.

In a submission before the Supreme Court of India on Wednesday, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) had said that no danger would be caused by the spent fuel from Kudankulam nuclear reactor as those will be transported to the deep mines in Kolar.

Former legislator and Janata Dal (S) leader Bhaktavatsalam and Kolar Gold Fields City Corporation council President Dayanand on Thursday said that several organisations and the JD(S) have called for a tomorrow against this move.

They have said that the disposal of spent fuel as proposed by the in the which have some deepest mines in the World, would badly affect the health of the people in the area.

The extraction of gold in these mine opened by the then British government over 150 years ago has been stopped almost 20 years ago.
''We call upon the people to support this as dumping of nuclear waste will adversely affect the health of the people in Kolar. When it is brought from Kudankulam which is 400 kms from here, it can prove hazardous to people living along the route, said Bhaktavatsalam.

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Protest against NPCIL decision to dump spent nuke fuels in Kolar mines

NPCIL had said no danger would be caused by the spent fuel from Kudankulam nuclear reactor

Bibhu Ranjan Mishra  |  Bangalore 

Several organisations and political outfits in Kolar have strongly opposed the centres decision to dump the spent fuel from the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu in the now defunct in Karnataka.

In a submission before the Supreme Court of India on Wednesday, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) had said that no danger would be caused by the spent fuel from Kudankulam nuclear reactor as those will be transported to the deep mines in Kolar.

Former legislator and Janata Dal (S) leader Bhaktavatsalam and Kolar Gold Fields City Corporation council President Dayanand on Thursday said that several organisations and the JD(S) have called for a tomorrow against this move.

They have said that the disposal of spent fuel as proposed by the in the which have some deepest mines in the World, would badly affect the health of the people in the area.

The extraction of gold in these mine opened by the then British government over 150 years ago has been stopped almost 20 years ago.
''We call upon the people to support this as dumping of nuclear waste will adversely affect the health of the people in Kolar. When it is brought from Kudankulam which is 400 kms from here, it can prove hazardous to people living along the route, said Bhaktavatsalam.

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Protest against NPCIL decision to dump spent nuke fuels in Kolar mines

NPCIL had said no danger would be caused by the spent fuel from Kudankulam nuclear reactor

Several organisations and political outfits in Kolar have strongly opposed the centres decision to dump the spent fuel from the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu in the now defunct Kolar Gold Mines in Karnataka.

Several organisations and political outfits in Kolar have strongly opposed the centres decision to dump the spent fuel from the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu in the now defunct in Karnataka.

In a submission before the Supreme Court of India on Wednesday, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) had said that no danger would be caused by the spent fuel from Kudankulam nuclear reactor as those will be transported to the deep mines in Kolar.

Former legislator and Janata Dal (S) leader Bhaktavatsalam and Kolar Gold Fields City Corporation council President Dayanand on Thursday said that several organisations and the JD(S) have called for a tomorrow against this move.

They have said that the disposal of spent fuel as proposed by the in the which have some deepest mines in the World, would badly affect the health of the people in the area.

The extraction of gold in these mine opened by the then British government over 150 years ago has been stopped almost 20 years ago.
''We call upon the people to support this as dumping of nuclear waste will adversely affect the health of the people in Kolar. When it is brought from Kudankulam which is 400 kms from here, it can prove hazardous to people living along the route, said Bhaktavatsalam.

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