Allaying the apprehensions of the people of Kolar in Karnataka, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd.

The Centre on Tuesday sought to quell protests by locals in Kolar, Karnataka, against reports of earmarking abandoned gold mines of the district for dumping nuclear waste.

Across the former Soviet Union harmful agricultural chemicals were either buried or improperly stored. Now the process of clean-up has begun

A former employee of the Bharath Gold Mines Limited (BGML), Panir Selvan, 57, was the latest to succumb to the deadly disease, silicosis, when he died on Friday at the Kolar Gold Fields (KGF).

Several organisations and political outfits in Kolar have strongly opposed the Centre’s decision to dump the spent fuel from the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu in the now-defunct Kola

Rumours that waste from Koodankulam nuclear power plant near Chennai will be dumped at the gold mine pits here has sent shock waves in this town.

It is said that Solicitor General R Nariman submitted an affidavit to the Supreme Court on Wednesday that the Central government has decided to use the pits at the KGF gold mines, which have long remained unused, as dumping yard for the waste created at the nuclear power plant at Koodankulam.

Nariman had added in the affidavit that the pits would be dug again, and concrete walls built on the sides of the tunnels to prevent leak of the nuclear rays

South Korea is to hold public consultations on where to store waste nuclear fuel as storage capacity at its reactors is reaching full capacity, the government said on Tuesday.

British regulators filed charges against the owners of the Sellafield nuclear waste site on Thursday on allegations of illegal dumping of radioactive waste, adding to the plant's history of controv

The Centre on Wednesday maintained in the Supreme Court that for establishment of a desalination plant for Units 1 and 2 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, no fresh environmental clearance was required.

Additional Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran made this submission before a Bench of Justices K.S. Radhakrishnan and Dipak Misra, hearing the Kudankulam case.

Commissioning of first unit of KNPP was scheduled for Dec last yr but has been delayed due to year-long protests

Seeking to take their campaign against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant to a global level, anti nuclear activists today sought support of the international community in their efforts to scrap the project and make the world 'nuclear free'. In a letter to various Foreign Missions in New Delhi and here, People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) said though global nuclear industry tries to promote nuclear power as the answer to global warming and climate destruction, the global community knows for sure that "poisoned Earth with nuclear waste cannot be the answer for polluted air".