The November 2009 exposure of employees at the Kaiga nuclear power plant to tritiated water is not the first instance of high radiation exposures to workers. Over the years, many nuclear reactors and other facilities associated with the nuclear fuel cycle operated by the Department of Atomic Energy have had accidents of varying severity.

Mumbai: A director with the Tarapur Atomic Power Station is among the eight recipients of the International Excellence Award given by World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO).

Karwar: Intelligence agencies had warned the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) authorities about possible threats to the security of the Kaiga power plant.

Raman Gupta, Superintendent of Police, Uttar Kannada had written on two occasions to the officials in charge of the security of the plant conveying the concerns of intelligence agencies.

Areva has come under pressure after a joint statement from safety regulators urged it to revise control systems for its EPR design.

If some had thought nuclear power would provide

Leaders of Balochistan National Party (Awami) Kharan unit demanded of the government to ensure provision of compensation and other relief measures for farmers affected by Chaghi atomic blast.

At least four million Americans under age 65 are exposed to high doses of radiation each year from medical imaging tests, according to a new study in The New England Journal of Medicine.

About 400,000 of those patients receive very high doses, more than the maximum annual exposure allowed for nuclear power plant employees or anyone else who works with radioactive material.

President Barack Obama set out his vision for ridding the world of nuclear arms on Sunday, declaring the United States ready to lead steps by all states with atomic weapons to slash their arsenals.

Emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases can be reduced significantly using existing technologies, but stabilizing concentrations will require a technological revolution because it will require fundamental change, achieved within a relatively short period of time.

The current Sarkozy-Fillon Government, acting presidency of the European Union's Council of Ministers, has chosen to massively promote nuclear power even to newcomer countries like Algeria, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and United Arab Emirates.